Carol S Myers
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- Nicotine enhances alerting, but not executive, attention in smokers and nonsmokersCarol S Myers
Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 15:277-81. 2013..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of nicotine on executive and alerting attention in smokers and nonsmokers...
- Dose-related enhancement of mood and cognition in smokers administered nicotine nasal sprayCarol S Myers
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Neuropsychopharmacology 33:588-98. 2008..These results provide an unequivocal determination that nicotine enhanced attentional and computational abilities in nondeprived smokers and suggest these cognitive domains as substrates for novel therapeutic indications...
- Effect of tobacco deprivation on the attentional blink in rapid serial visual presentationAdrienne Heinz
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
Hum Psychopharmacol 22:89-96. 2007..These results suggest that the AB is influenced by stimulus duration, but not by 12 h of tobacco deprivation...
- Nicotine improves delayed recognition in schizophrenic patientsCarol S Myers
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, PO Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 174:334-40. 2004..Nicotine has been shown to enhance some aspects of memory, attention and cognition in normal subjects and in some patient populations such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease groups...
- Deficits on the Continuous Performance Test within the schizophrenia spectrum and the mediating effects of family history of schizophreniaMatthew T Avila
Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
J Abnorm Psychol 115:771-8. 2006..Results suggest that SSPD in the absence of a family history of psychosis may be a phenocopy...
- Consistency of subjective responses to imagery-induced tobacco craving over multiple sessionsDustin C Lee
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Intramural Research Program, NIH, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Addict Behav 32:2130-9. 2007..These results have practical implications for examining individual differences in sensitivity to smoking cues and for studies involving repeated measurement of elicited craving over time...
- Divided versus selective attention: evidence for common processing mechanismsBritta Hahn
NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse IRP, Neuroimaging Research Branch, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Brain Res 1215:137-46. 2008..Increased activity appears to reflect additional processing demands by introducing a secondary task, but those demands do not appear to qualitatively differ from processes of selective attention...
- Group independent component analysis reveals consistent resting-state networks across multiple sessionsSharon Chen
Neuroimaging Research Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, 251 Bayview Boulevard, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Brain Res 1239:141-51. 2008..The consistency of these maps suggests that, at least over a period of several weeks, these networks would be useful to follow longitudinal treatment-related manipulations...
- Effects of nicotine on leading saccades during smooth pursuit eye movements in smokers and nonsmokers with schizophreniaMatthew T Avila
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
Neuropsychopharmacology 28:2184-91. 2003....