Binge-drinkers’ brains have to work harder to feel empathy for others.

People who binge-drink show more extensive dysfunction across their brains than previously realized, a new study from the University of Sussex has shown.

The research shows that binge-drinkers’ brains have to put more effort into empathizing with other people in pain.

The paper “Differential brain responses for the perception of pain during the empathic response in binge drinkers compared to non-binge drinkers” is published in the October 2020 edition of the Neuroimage: Clinical