Karen Szumlinski

Neuroscientist, UC Santa Barbara

Neuroscientist, UC Santa Barbara

Karen Szumlinski on KCRW

A team of researchers at UC Santa Barbara is trying to figure out what makes some people overdrink.

Drink too much? Your brain brakes may be failing

A team of researchers at UC Santa Barbara is trying to figure out what makes some people overdrink.

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