University of Missouri Research Board

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University of Missouri

Alcohol and Emotion

The project on alcohol and race bias led Bartholow to explore the question of why alcohol reduces the brain’s response to errors. He found that alcohol reduces negative affect, increasing the subjects’ positive feelings and thus causing them to care less about their classification errors.

Alcohol and Racial Bias

Bruce Bartholow
Associate Professor, Psychology
UM Columbia

By Brittany Barr