Beliefs About Nicotine 'May Override its Effects on the Brain'.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study revealed that participants who were told their cigarettes contained no nicotine showed less activity in areas of the brain that drive addiction - the reward-learning pathways, suggesting that an individual's beliefs about nicotine may influence a person's addiction to it. » learn more