Relation between alcohol abuse and impulsivity. - Jayandra Chiluwal. Excessive alcohol drinking- third leading cause of preventable deaths Shortens life by 30 years High level of alcohol drinking among adolescents and young adults- major public health concern
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- 5 min- undisturbed; 5 min 65 db white noise(throughout)
- 30 startle stumuli(10 each of 90, 95 and 105 db) in every 30 sec.
A- Significant difference in Large reward choice in Young adults: Saline vs Ethanol
B- No significant
E- # significant less choice of large reward by young adults in higher alcohol conc.
Model showing development of Ventral striatum and PFC in humans
-Due to earlier maturation of sub cortical projections relative to top-down PFC the behavior in adolescents is non-linear
- In adults- anxiety