Tagged: Myths

NEWS: Study: Alcohol Smell Lowers Self-Control

New research from Edge Hill University shows that the smell of alcohol may make it harder for people to control their behavior. During the computer-based study, participants were asked to wear a face mask that was either laced with alcohol, or a non-alcoholic citrus solution. Participants were then instructed to press a button when either the letter K or a picture of a beer bottle appeared on their screen. The researchers measured the number of times the participants incorrectly pressed the button causing a ‘false alarm’. These false alarms indicate a reduction in the participant’s power to inhibit their behaviour when they were expected to. Results showed that the number of ‘false alarms’ were higher in participants who were wearing the alcohol treated mask…

BLOG: IOGT Prevention Conference: Kicking Off 2015 With Innovation, Inspiration

Inspiring snapshots from the IOGT Prevention Conference, held in Oslo, Norway, where IOGT members from Europe, East Africa, India and South-East Asia were exploring innovative approaches and exchanging inspiring success stories of impactful prevention work…

BLOG: Planning Strategy And Preparing Advocacy Action

Day #6 of the capacity-building trip through East Africa was devoted to a workshop with BAPA, RADAPA, and KAPA – abbreviations that stand for incredibly dedicated and heart-driven people who are committing to tremendous efforts for promoting a freer, richer life in Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya…