While you may have experienced some negative effects of consuming too many drinks, read a news article about a shocking drinking-related incident, or cannot seem to recall anything about drinking, there are many benefits of drinking alcohol. In fact, there are various studies which highlight positive physiological effects such as lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease and prevention from the common cold. Alongside these perks here is a list of six psychological reasons, backed up by scientific studies, why moderate alcohol consumption can be beneficial.
1. Increases Sociability
2. Improves Long Term Cognitive Performance
3. Increases Frequency of Affective Expressions
4. Reduces Stress
5. Decreases Likelihood of Cognitive Impairment
6. Increases Problem Solving and Creativity
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