When male voles drink alcohol, but their partner doesn't, their relationship suffers

Researchers find that the relationship between prairie vole couples suffers when the male has access to alcohol, but his female partner doesn’t – similar to what has been observed in human couples. The researchers also found changes in a specific brain region in the male voles. The results could help researchers find strategies to overcome the negative effects of alcohol on human relationships….

Researchers find that the relationship between prairie vole couples suffers when the male has access to alcohol, but his female partner doesn’t – similar to what has been observed in human couples. The researchers also found changes in a specific brain region in the male voles. The results could help researchers find strategies to overcome the negative effects of alcohol on human relationships….