Papers, Speeches, and Presentations
New, disturbing research indicates that the developing adolescent brain may be particularly
susceptible to long-term negative consequences from alcohol use. Indeed, recent
- Alcohol consumption has the potential to trigger long-term biological changes that
may have detrimental effects on the developing adolescent brain, including neurocognitive
- Its use can cause alterations in the structure and function of the developing brain,
which continues to mature into the mid to late 20s.
You can write a compelling paper or speech. You can design an attention-getting
slide presentation about how alcohol affects the brain. You can even make up a quiz
for your classmates and friends.
Read more about the
developing adolescent brain,
discover how alcohol affects your body, and get facts and illustrations of
alcohol's damaging effects on the brain.
You can use these
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(PDF 128KB) images of the brain as visual aids.