Brain scans pinpoint how two vodka lemonades can make you aggressive



It's long been known to fuel violence on nights out.
And now researchers have pinpointed exactly why and how people get aggressive after drinking alcohol.
Brain scans from volunteers who had two vodka lemonades showed booze affects the prefrontal cortex - the area of the brain that controls aggression.
In comparison, a placebo that looked like the mixers triggered no such changes, making adults no more likely to misbehave. 
Nearly half of all violent crimes are linked to alcohol, but little evidence exists about how and why booze can trigger such behaviour in the brain.
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12 February 2018 in Health, Views: 28
Source: Daily Mail
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