After many years of heavy drinking, alcohol produces pathological alterations in the brain. In many alcoholics these changes culminate in massive social deterioration and disorders of memory and learning. Severe cognitive impairments occur in approximately 10% of heavy drinkers.
Children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure and children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder A new study has compared the verbal learning and memory performance of children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) with... Read Post
Prenatal exposure to alcohol severely disrupts major features of brain development that potentially lead to increased anxiety and poor motor function, conditions typical in humans with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, say neuroscie... Read Post