U of U Scientists Discover Brain Region Responsible for Resisting Alcohol’s AllureMar 31, 2014
As regretful spring breakers are recovering from binge drinking escapades, it may be hard for them to appreciate that there is a positive side to the nausea, sleepiness, and stumbling. Dr. Sharif Taha, a professor of neurobiology and anatomy, discusses his work showing that there is a certain brain region involved in learning from a bad hangover experience. The work could one day help identify those who are likely to become problem drinkers. The study was published online in PLOS ONE text on April 2.