Brain scans show why people get aggressive after a drink or two MRI study highlights how areas in the brain that temper aggression shut off when people drink alcohol

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180212103126.htm

Summary:Researchers have used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans that measure blood flow in the brain to better understand why people often become aggressive and violent after drinking alcohol. After only two drinks, the researchers noted changes in the working of the prefrontal cortex of the brain, the part normally involved in tempering a person's levels of aggression.

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