The ontogeny of ethanol aversion.

  title={The ontogeny of ethanol aversion.},
  author={Jessica Saalfield and Linda Patia Spear},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
Recent work has suggested separate developmental periods within the broader framework of adolescence, with data suggesting distinct alterations and vulnerabilities within these intervals. While previous research has suggested reduced sensitivity to the aversive effects of alcohol in adolescence relative to adults, a more detailed ontogeny of this effect has yet to be conducted. The adolescent brain undergoes significant transitions throughout adolescence, including in regions linked with drug… CONTINUE READING