Can Alcohol Fuel Creativity? – Pacific Standard

Ernest Hemingway loved his alcohol, but he only imbibed after his work for the day was done. “I would as soon not eat at night as not to have red wine,” he once wrote. “The only time it isn’t good for you is when you write, or when you fight.”

Despite such testimonials, as well as a lack of solid scientific research, many aspiring writers and artists believe that a bit of intoxication can jump-start the creative process. A newly published study suggests they are correct—to a point.

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