No duh: Drinking doesn’t help with studies

Just back from SBL and getting ready to be descended upon by 10 relatives, but I caught this in the Penn State Newswire. How would have thought that engaging in excessive use of alcohol could effect your grades?

College students who engage in binge drinking tend to earn lower grades than students who don’t abuse alcohol, according to a newly released report. The Center for the Study of Collegiate Mental Health at Penn State conducted a study that shows a clear link between alcohol abuse, mental health symptoms,
and academic performance. The study’s data illustrate a strong inverse correlation between grade-point average and consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Read the full story on Live: http://live.psu.edu/story/42960/nw5

 

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