Scientists Study Vole Romance Under the Influence

11:32 minutes

You don’t have to be a scientist to know that love and alcohol are a complex cocktail. But how do boozy romantic encounters work on a neurochemical level? To find out, scientists got male and female prairie voles a little tipsy.

Segment Guests

Allison Anacker

Allison Anacker is a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer in neuroscience at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Meet the Producer

About Annie Minoff

Annie Minoff is a producer for The Journal from Gimlet Media and the Wall Street Journal, and a former co-host and producer of Undiscovered. She also plays the banjo.