The drunker you get, the less likely you are to realise how drunk you are, study finds

5 December 2022

Dr Dominique De Andrade from UQ's School of Psychology spoke to ABC about research which has found Queenslanders either overestimate or underestimate their intoxication levels.

"Drinkers that go out to late-night precincts in Queensland are pretty bad at estimating their blood alcohol concentration levels," Dr De Andrade said.

"It is of particular concern when we look at those that underestimate.

"We saw those that have low blood alcohol levels are more likely to overestimate and those with high blood alcohol levels are more likely to underestimate."

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