P3 amplitudes in two distinct tasks are decreased in young men with a history of paternal alcoholism.

@article{OConnor1987P3AI,
  title={P3 amplitudes in two distinct tasks are decreased in young men with a history of paternal alcoholism.},
  author={Sean O'Connor and Victor M. Hesselbrock and Allan Tasman and N DePalma},
  journal={Alcohol},
  year={1987},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={323-30}
}
Visual event-related potentials (ERPs) were obtained in two groups of young adult male subjects: One group (N = 24) considered to be at high risk for alcoholism due to paternal alcoholism and the second group (N = 26) with no family history of alcoholism. Results presented here were obtained during a baseline (no drug) condition. The ERP tasks both were target detection paradigms, but differed in several respects. One paradigm involved continuous participation in a distracting tracking task… CONTINUE READING