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Old 09-06-2011, 12:13 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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COLUMBIA, Mo., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- After people have been drinking, alcohol dulls the brain "signal" that warns them they are making a mistake, U.S. researchers say.

Bruce Bartholow, associate professor of psychology in the University of Missouri College of Arts and Science, and colleagues measured the brain activity of 67 participants ages 21-35 as they completed a challenging computer task designed to elicit some errors.



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Old 09-08-2011, 06:45 AM
 
Location: chicago,Il. USA
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I think they do embarrassing or stupid things because they don't know what they're doing.
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Old 09-08-2011, 06:52 AM
 
Location: EPWV
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Some people's body can't tolerate certain levels of alcohol.
It has a way of lowering one's inhabitions.
Knew of this one gal who would let loose (including various clothing items) that they would not normally do if sober.
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Old 09-08-2011, 07:21 AM
 
Location: NC, USA
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News, Why drunken people do embarrassing things.

When you're drunk it makes perfect sense. It is only when one sobers up that they realize (sometimes) what an ass they have been.
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Old 09-08-2011, 01:59 PM
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Location: Where the sun likes to shine!!
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There ya go. That explains one night stands, lol.
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Old 09-12-2011, 06:56 AM
 
Location: Arizona
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When the alcohol goes to the brain, it dulls every senses of the body and makes a person do things they normally would never do stone-cold sober. It's the fermented ingredients in alcohol beverages that makes you have a personality change and moods.
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Old 09-13-2011, 11:33 AM
 
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We all know it already...is the "why" so important?
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