Published in


The Nuance

The Science of Alcohol Blackouts

Heavy drinking impacts the parts of your brain that store memories

Photo by Diego Lozano on Unsplash

In 2006, a 24-year-old Seattle man was arrested and charged with the murder of four people — two women and two children — who were stabbed to death in their home.




Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

Recommended from Medium

Metformin Side Effects

Just A Teenager: With Chronic Disease

If You’re Worried About Going Bald, Don’t Be — You’ll Probably Be Dead From Heart Disease Soon

Waste walk exercise in hospitals


Liposuction: How is the procedure performed?

Liposuction: How is the procedure performed?

Supplement Series: Zinc (for the night shift worker)

Are Mushrooms Really a Miracle Food?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

More from Medium

Solitude: Why Spending time with you is an act of wellbeing

A person contemplating the landscape after hiking a mountain. Enjoying solitude.

Get 1 Hour of Your Life Back Every Day

4 Diseases Green Tea Can Help Prevent

What Do Alcohol and Sleep Have In Common? A Hidden Brain System