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.
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Published: January 1998
Revised: July 2018
Read this publication online at the NIDA for Teens Web site »
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- To order the Mind Over Matters version, click on the order link in the right column.
- To order the new Mind Matters version, visit https://drugpubs.drugabuse.gov/publications/mind-matters-bodys-response-nicotine.
Cite this article
NIDA. (2018, July 17). Nicotine. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/mind-over-matter/nicotine
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.