Alcohol: Truth Serum or False Negative? Two competing beliefs about alcohol seem to prevail: (1) Alcohol is a truth serum, and what is said or done while under the influence is what the sayer or doer really wants to say or do when sober, but for some reason can’t—i.e., true wishes that are usually suppressed get revealed when under the influence. And (2) Alcohol “changes” people, often for the worse: people end up saying or doing things they not only would never say or do sober, but truly would never want to say or do, period. Which is true? Most likely, both are true toRead More →