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Heavy alcohol use suggests a change in normal cognitive development in adolescents
ScienceDaily (2010-10-20) — Adolescence and puberty is a period of significant development in the brain. New findings indicate that excessive alcohol use selectively damages the frontal lobe, which is responsible for the development of social skills and judgment. This indicates that severe alcohol abuse may damage brain function, and the normal course of neural development in adolescents. … > read full article

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