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What Determines Your "Drunken Identity"?

An expert explains why you tend to make a complete fool of yourself while your friend is able to stay calm and collected during a night out on the town.

Factor #4: Your Experience

At least part of the way you respond to alcohol is learned. For example, several studies have found people tend to act somewhat intoxicated even if they were secretly given non-alcoholic drinks, according to a report from the University of Rochester. Another study indicates you adopt the drunk behaviors of your society and social cohort. So if your crew gets loud and laugh-y, you’ll gravitate toward that kind of behavior, the research suggests.

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