Scientists identify why people get aggressive after drinking
Why people get aggressive after drinking alcohol revealed by new study - short science news

In a new study, researchers scanned the brains of participants to understand why alcohol consumption often leads to violent behavior. According to the study, during aggressive episodes, after drinking, there was a decrease in the activity of the prefrontal cortex and brain areas involved in reward. The prefrontal cortex is the brain region implicated in planning complex cognitive behavior, personality expression, decision making, and controlling social behavior. This research adds to the body of knowledge about the mechanisms of aggression and confirms that the prefrontal cortex is involved.

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