Relationships between drinking quantity and frequency and behavioral and hippocampal BOLD responses during working memory performance involving allocentric spatial navigation in college students.


Department of Community Medicine and Healthcare, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 195 Farmington Avenue, Suite 210, Farmington, CT, 06032, USA. Electronic address: [Email]


Quantity and frequency of drinking may be used to effectively quantify the severity of alcohol-use. Drinking-severity has been related to neurocognitive impairments in such domains as spatial working memory (SWM). Youth drinking has been associated with altered neurofunctional underpinnings of SWM. The current study examined the relationship between drinking-severity and SWM processing.


Alcohol,College,DLPFC,Hippocampus,Virtual Morris Water Task,fMRI,

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