Binge-Drinkers’ Brains Have to Work Harder to Feel Empathy for Others

People who binge-drink show more extensive dysfunction across their brains than previously realised, a new study from the University of Sussex has shown. The research shows that binge-drinkers’ brains have to put more effort into trying to feel empathy for other people in pain. The paper “Differential brain responses for perception of pain during empathic response in binge drinkers compared to non-binge drinkers” is published in the October 2020 edition of the Neuroimage: Clinical journal. ….[READ]