Smokers' brains biased against negative images of smoking

Mar 10, 2014 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: PhysOrg Weblog

What if the use of a product influenced your perception of it, making you even more susceptible to its positive aspects and altering your understanding of its drawbacks? This is precisely what happens with cigarettes in chronic smokers, according to a recent study by the Institut universitaire en santA© mentale de MontrA©al and ... (more)

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This should be part of a book called "Dissecting Pro-Smokers' Brains" to help us figure out why these cretins keep on doing something that is so bad for them and endangering others in the process.
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Jesus Christ Pose wrote:
What it means is brainwashing some people is incredibly easy. The old "SMOKING IS COOL" come to mind. Hard to sell cigs by telling the truth.
You have to admit, smoking is cooler than being a nanny, a scold or a control freak.

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Dan wrote:
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You have to admit, smoking is cooler than being a nanny, a scold or a control freak.
Clean non smoking breath is WAY cooler than smoking sewage breath.
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bud_schmones wrote:
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Clean non smoking breath is WAY cooler than smoking sewage breath.
Why are you going around smelling people's breath?

Are mouthwash, toothpaste, breath mints, etc. only produced and sold for smokers?

Don't think so.
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Jesus Christ Pose wrote:
<quoted text> Only a fool admits things like that Daniel
I dunno-

I don't think that "only a fool", when presented the choice, would elect to hang around with a smoker vs. a scold.
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Have a cold. Hard to smoke. Throat hurts real bad. Coughing bad. Crapped self when coughing. Cleaned up. Tossed skivvies. Someone found skivvies. Office making jokes. Don't think they know whose skivvies. Been sick three months. Need good cough medicine. Want to enjoy smoking again
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