Binge drinking and blackouts: Sobering truths about lost learning

Jamie Smolen, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and MBISmolen mug member, explains in The Conversation how drinking too much too fast can cause memory loss, sometimes called a blackout, erasing any recollection of an enjoyable life event.

Further, the effects of binge drinking affect learning inside and outside the classroom and can have adverse effects on making successful transitions throughout life, Smolen says.

Click here to read Dr. Smolen’s article in The Conversation.