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Alcohol Can Enhance Social Bonding Skills
2012-07-01 10:09:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When consumed at a party or other social gathering, moderate amounts of alcohol could enhance a person's positive emotions and social bonding skills while relieving feelings of negativity, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have discovered in a new study. While previous research on the impact of alcohol on an individual's emotional state have focused on drinking in isolation, the researchers say that their new paper,...

2012-06-13 10:27:06

Research in animal models may hold a key to teens' behavior Research into alcohol's effect on juvenile rats shows they have an ability to build up a physical, but not cognitive, tolerance over the short term – a finding that could have implications for adolescent humans, according to Baylor University psychologists. The research findings are significant because they indicate that blood alcohol concentration levels alone may not fully account for impaired orientation and navigation...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).