Heavy alcohol use stunts adolescent, young adult brain growth
OHSU study is first to pinpoint a decrease in brain volume, potentially limiting lifetime learning ability.
OHSU Brain Institute
"The question is, does #alcohol exposure during this age range alter the lifetime learning ability of individuals?" New research published today in
shows that heavy alcohol use reduced the rate of #brain growth:
🎉Even more cool news: 🎉 Link below for coverage of a recent publication from some of our #ONPRC researchers. Heavy #alcohol use in adolescence slows brain growth - check out their #MRI paper on the developing brain!