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Scientists Chart Nicotine Craving's Impact On Mental Skills

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April 21, 1999
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Smokers trying to quit have long known that going without cigarettes hampers their ability to concentrate, but now scientists are charting how this works. New research suggests that while abstinence increases a smoker's craving, it may harm smokers' performance on some mental tasks while leaving their performance on others unchanged.

Smokers trying to quit have long known that going without cigarettes hampers their ability to concentrate, but now scientists are charting how this works.


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