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A home for the nicotine habit

Nicotine is extremely addictive, but it can also improve cognitive performance. Attempts to unravel the complex pathways underlying these effects pinpoint a single type of receptor in just one brain region.

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Kauer, J. A home for the nicotine habit. Nature 436, 31–32 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/436031a

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