Tag: expectations

  • Coffee’s darker side: What do you expect from caffeine?

    Do you think of caffeine as a drug? A highly addictive drug? If so, you are in the minority, but you’re also correct. Why is caffeine considered addictive? Caffeine is an addictive drug that produces several of the same withdrawal symptoms as many other drugs typically considered as dangerous and addictive (i.e. tobacco, cocaine, heroin). […]

  • They do it in the movies!!! Smoking, teens, and being cool

    Contributing co-author: Jamie Felzer Celebrities get their fair share of flack for inappropriate behavior on screen. Only recently, research regarding the effects of onscreen violence, even in cartoons, making youngsters act more aggressively made some serious noise. So what about smoking? If kids see their favorite stars smoking cigarettes in films, would they be more […]