The effect of alcohol ingestion on short term memory and attention.
Grauert, Christopher Michael
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Using a serial short term memory task, subjects were required to respond to stimuli presented one-back, two-back, and three-back from a random sequence of four different symbols before alcohol ingestion, after alcohol ingestion and again after alcohol with motivation. The purpose of the experiment was to determine whether alcohol had an adverse effect on Short Term Memory and, once intoxicated, whether the degradation of Short Term Memory could be overcome by attention. Analysis of the data collected from 10 subjects showed that alcohol adversely affected Short Term Memory in all three delay modes, while motivation had no effect in overcoming this Short Term Memory degradation due to alcohol ingestion.
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