A pain reliever that alters perceptions of risk

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 08:54 in Psychology & Sociology

While acetaminophen is helping you deal with your headache, it may also be making you more willing to take risks, a new study suggests. People who took acetaminophen rated activities like 'bungee jumping off a tall bridge and ''speaking your mind about an unpopular issue in a meeting at work' as less risky than people who took a placebo, researchers found.

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