SciShow Psych: Why Do We Get the Spins When We’re Drunk?

If you’re old enough to drink, you may have had a few too many cocktails and suddenly everything is spinning.

Strange as it might seem, that’s not because the alcohol you drank is messing with your brain! So what causes the spins?

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Neuroscience, Psychology
High School, College
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, College, Adults

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