There are indications that some students use alcohol believing that it will help them to boost brain power.
New study from the University of Brunel in the United Kingdom shows that Nigerian students drink alcohol to boost their chances of doing well in exams.
According to Per Second News, the study published in Substance Use & Misuse, by Dr Dumbili, said female students at Nigerian universities frequently neck booze before exams because they believe it helps boost memory, the research reveals.
It stated that the research also indicated that both men and women students reach for a drop of Dutch courage to loosen up and ease their nerves while presenting papers.
Healing broken hearts, oiling the social wheels, and conquering fear of failure are other problems that drive Nigerian students to drink.
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