Your Adolescent Binge-Drinking Has Ruined Your Brain Forever (Excerpt)
By Alex Swerdloff
July 8, 2015
There’s really nothing like the prospect of inflicting some seriously permanent self-trauma to spice up a night of unfettered revelry, right? Hell, where would the fun in Whip-Its be if they didn’t leave you with the brain damage equivalent of a donkey punch and your now-limp buddy in some sort of laugh coma that could last well into his 30s?
Well, get ready to learn what you probably already suspected. A study just published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research-my go-to read when standing in windowless rooms-examines the correlation between repeated exposure to alcohol during adolescence and its effect on both learning and memory.
Are you thinking what I’m thinking? We’re all seriously screwed!