To take part you must:
- regularly drink around 6 units of alcohol (female), or 8 units of alcohol (male) on one occasion 1
- have experienced a hangover in the last month
- be aged between 18 to 30 years
- be in good physical and mental health
- have English as first language or equivalent level of fluency
- be a non-smoker (less than 100 cigarettes in your lifetime)
- normal or corrected to normal vision
- not be pregnant or breast feeding
- not have taken medication (except birth control pill) or recreational drugs in the past 30 days
- not drink more than 4 cups coffee or other caffeinated drinks per day
- not have a current or past history of alcohol or drug dependency, or family history of dependency
- not currently have a diagnosed sleep disorder
What’s involved in the study?
The study involves attending two testing sessions in a location open to the general public, like a coffee shop or Graduate Commons. Each session will take around 30 minutes.
One of the testing sessions will be arranged for a morning where it is likely you will be experiencing a hangover. During these sessions you will be asked to complete:
- some questionnaires
- a computerised task designed to measure your ability to manage emotions
What you'll get for taking part
You will be reimbursed for your time and as a gesture of thanks for taking part.