Research ties binge drinking to poorer word memory skills in youths

05/16/2011 | HealthDay News

Spanish researchers examined data on 122 college students ages 18 to 20 and found that the binge drinkers among them performed more poorly in a measure of word memory compared with those who didn't binge drink. However, the study in the Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research does not prove causation or show long-term effects.

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