The weekend is here, time for another alcohol related news item. New research finds that middle-age heavy drinking increases stroke risk more than traditional risk factors like high blood pressure and diabetes. Stroke is when a blood clot blocks blood vessels in the brain or when a ruptured blood vessel in the brain causes a bleed. This blockage starves the brain-tissue of oxygen which causes damage. Stroke victims are commonly affected by one sided weakness caused by this brain
In the 1960s, Stanley Milgram's electric-shock studies showed that people will obey even the most abhorrent of orders. But recently, researchers have begin to question his conclusions—and offer some of their own.
In 1961, Yale University psychology professor Stanley Milgram placed an advertisement in the New Haven Register. “We will pay you $4 for one hour of your time,” it read, asking for “500 New Haven men to help us complete a scientific study of memory and