Advertisements

We're a little crazy, about science!

Posts tagged “adolescence

Underage drinking has lasting effects on the brain and epigenetics

underage drinking

The rise of underage drinking has almost left a sense that it is acceptable or evenĀ free of long-term consequences. Unfortunately because the brain continues forming long into the early twenties, environmental factors can have a large impact on the development. In fact, research shows that binge-drinking during adolescence may perturb brain development at a critical time and leave lasting effects on genes and behavior that persist into adulthood.

(more…)

Advertisements