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Can We Predict Which Teenagers Will Binge Drink?

Is it possible to predict which teenagers become binge drinkers? Neurologists might have found a way! Join Laci as she discusses a new study that says we can predict which teenagers are going to abuse alcohol by age 16.

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“Neuroscientists leading the largest longitudinal adolescent brain imaging study to date have learned that predicting teenage binge-drinking is possible.”

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“Neuroscientists leading the largest longitudinal adolescent brain imaging study to date have learned that a number of factors — genetics, brain function and about 40 different variables — can help scientists predict which teens will become binge drinkers.”

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