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    • Immediate early gene expression in the mesopontine tegmentum and midbrain after acute or chronic nicotine administration 

      Porter, Ailsa (University of St Andrews, 2008-06) - Thesis
      The reinforcing properties of nicotine depend partly on cholinergic projections from the pedunculopontine tegmental (PPTg) and laterodorsal tegmental (LDTg) nuclei to midbrain dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area ...
    • Obesity and smoking : can we catch two birds with one tax? 

      Dragone, Davide; Manaresi, Francesco; Savorelli, Luca (University of St Andrews, 2013-07) - Working or discussion paper
      The debate on tobacco and fat taxes often treats smoking and eating as independent behaviors. However, the available evidence shows that they are interdependent, which implies that policies against smoking or obesity may ...
    • Sex differences in sensation-seeking : a meta-analysis 

      Cross, Catharine Penelope; Cyrenne, De-Laine McGowan; Brown, Gillian Ruth (2013-08-30) - Journal article
      Men score higher than women on measures of sensation-seeking, defined as a willingness to engage in novel or intense activities. This sex difference has been explained in terms of evolved psychological mechanisms or ...