Essay about Cognitive Effects On Alcohol Consumption

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Cognitive effects to alcohol consumption
The cognitive effects will affect the way that a person how to think, learn and remember the daily things. The brain has different parts and has different mental abilities, so damaging one part of the brain will affect some skills such as memory, understanding, solving problems and speed of thought.
Alcohol consumption: Keller and Vaillant (2014) discussed that alcohol’s consumption means drinking alcohol and the beverages which containing alcohol. Alcohol consumption is connected with alcoholic beverages. An alcoholic beverage is a drink and psychoactive drug containing ethyl alcohol, which is commonly referred to as ethanol.

Perception: is perceived the act or faculty, or comprehending the senses, mind and cognition. In other words, when an individual gets a stimulus in a moment, perception will happen automatically without individuals’ awareness. The perception can be divided into seven parts; they are modal perception (e.g. someone sees only three points in a triangular object, he/she knows the hidden points on the other side), color perception (e.g. describes the visual senses), speech perception (e.g. understanding others and arranging the vocals when another person speaks), harmonic perception, rhythmic perception, depth perception and form perception (like when seeing an orange, one immediately knows that it is round and has a rough texture on the skin that protects the soft interior.). But alcohol consumption affects…

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