‚Smokers motivated by instant gratification, not just risk taking‘

05.08.2013                      29.Aw.5773                      Jom Kippur Katan

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'Smokers motivated by instant gratification, not just risk taking'

Researchers find that smokers are mainly motivated by an urge for instant gratification; smokers also show "careful" behavior.

Researchers have been puzzled over the years why smokers – who well know their habit endangers their health and that nicotine is addictive – often don’t want to stop. It has long been thought they have a risk-taking personality that dismisses the danger of cigarettes….