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Old 11-18-2010, 06:51 AM   #1
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Impulsive Behavior in Males Increases After Periods of Heavy Drinking

What? No! Really?

Impulsive Behavior in Males Increases After Periods of Heavy Drinking

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...1116181945.htm



And we spend research money on this?
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:56 AM   #2
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Heh, I've spent a lot of money for my own personal research on this. Unfortunately I didn't take notes.

It looks like they just interviewed 500 boys from age 6 to 20 and then concluded that the ones that drank had more impulsive behaviour. I would conclude that the ones prone to impulsive behaviour are more prone to drink rather then the alcohol was causing the behaviour.

Scientifically speaking they should have given 250 of 500 girls alcohol (because they're less prone to impulsive behaviour) and then monitored the results.

Honestly it was a scientific study. Don't arrest me.
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Old 11-18-2010, 10:13 AM   #4
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Heh, I've spent a lot of money for my own personal research on this. Unfortunately I didn't take notes.
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Honestly it was a scientific study. Don't arrest me.
Come to think of it....I put a bit of money into studying this myself....
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Old 11-18-2010, 10:20 AM   #5
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As I've often thought, it's probably better never to be after heavy drinking - since it seems we are less impulsive during heavy drinking than after it, that's obviously the way to go.
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There may be something to that... On a related note, I had a very heavy friend who advised never to eat on an empty stomach
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why is their a belief that impulsive behaviour does not also increase in females under the same circumstances?
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It looks like they just interviewed 500 boys from age 6 to 20 and then concluded that the ones that drank had more impulsive behaviour.
Since the legal drinking age in the US is 21, all the ones that drank are also criminals now! So we can also say kids that drink will grow up to be impulsive criminals!
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Heh, I've spent a lot of money for my own personal research on this. Unfortunately I didn't take notes.
I did, but I couldn't read them the next day!
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