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A visually appealing booklet for students that explains how nicotine changes the way the communication centers in the brain work and ultimately cause their effects. Formerly referred to as Mind Over Matters, this booklet is part of a series focused on easy-to-understand scientific facts. For a limited time, both the Mind Over Matters and Mind Matters series will be available to order or access online.

NIH Pub Number: 06-4248
Published: January 1998
Revised: July 2018

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This page was last updated July 2018

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NIDA. (2018, July 17). Nicotine. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/mind-over-matter/nicotine

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Mind Matters

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Invites young teens to take a scientific journey to learn about the brain’s complex responses to specific drugs, including cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants, marijuana, nicotine, opiates, prescription drugs, and steroids.

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