Brain and Body

VIDEO: This is Your Brain on Alcohol

December 27, 2016 | The American Chemical Society

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Just in time for New Year's celebrations — here's a breakdown of the brain chemistry behind alcohol's effects. 

It's almost time to ring in 2017. And since most New Year's celebrations include alcohol, Reactions' latest episode explains the chemistry behind its effects - drunkenness, frequent bathroom breaks and occasionally poor decision-making. Find out how it all comes down to ethanol (which, like all things, should be enjoyed in moderation) here:

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