Everyone knows that alcohol impairs the functioning of the brain. Scientists from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Italy) tried to answer the question of how much damage alcoholic drinks the way and the mechanism of regulation of the human brain.
In experiment participated volunteers from among the students. They were asked to drink three glasses of wine or three jugs of beer. This dose, the researchers found, reduces brain activity by 20%. The effect lasts for weeks.
Note, no differences in the results of intelligence test scores in people who consume alcohol and those who abstained from alcohol, scientists have found. The difference was only diagnosed when the measurement of the activity of the Central nervous system by means of electronic devices.