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College drinking culture in Spain, Argentina, and USA: An examination of impulsivity, college alcohol beliefs, and alcohol outcomes

College drinking culture in Spain, Argentina, and USA

Across many countries and cultures, college students drink heavily. Students who drink heavily are at risk for a wide range of problems ranging from hangover to unsafe and unplanned sex to poor academic performance to developing an

Immunological disturbances observed in chronic alcoholism

Alcoholism is a complex behavioral disorder characterized by the loss of control over alcohol consumption often involving other drug abuse with a relapsing and remitting course leading to significant impairment. Chronic alcohol use and alcoholism damages many

Tuning rapid brain response to rare emotional stimuli may calm down impulsivity

We may have experiences of doing something on impulse (e.g., impulse buying). Although impulsivity helps us to explore something new, and is important for establishing a prominent leadership to head up people in our communities. However, unusual

The psychopath’s unusual focus on reward

The word “psychopath” conjures up the image of the deranged serial killer. The reality is very different. Psychopathy, especially the primary variant, is a genetically determined disorder that leads to a serious lack of emotional experience, which,