Groupdrink: the effects of alcohol on intergroup competitiveness.

@article{Hopthrow2007GroupdrinkTE,
  title={Groupdrink: the effects of alcohol on intergroup competitiveness.},
  author={Timothy Hopthrow and Dominic Abrams and Daniel Frings and Lorne G. Hulbert},
  journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={272-6}
}
Alcohol is often consumed in group settings. The present article examines the effect of alcohol on intergroup competitiveness through the use of a prisoner's dilemma game. One hundred fifty-eight college students participated in the study, either individually or as a member of a 4-person experimental single-sex group. Participants consumed either alcohol (1.13 g ethanol/kg body weight) or a placebo. Results show no effect of alcohol on cooperative choice within individuals. However, groups were… CONTINUE READING

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