Alcohol effects on human risk taking

@article{Lane2004AlcoholEO,
  title={Alcohol effects on human risk taking},
  author={Scott D. Lane and Don r. Cherek and Cynthia J. Pietras and Oleg V. Tcheremissine},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={172},
  pages={68-77}
}
RationaleDespite a well-established relationship between alcohol and risky behavior in the natural environment, laboratory investigations have not reliably shown acute alcohol effects on human risk-taking.ObjectivesThe present study was designed to demonstrate a dose-response relationship between acute alcohol administration and human risk taking. Further, this investigation sought to delineate behavioral mechanisms that may be involved in alcohol-induced changes in the probability of risky… Expand

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