• Thinking About Wine Relaxes You? Then I’m The Most Chilled Person On Earth

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    People are so suggestive that simply believing an alcoholic drink will make us feel better or socialise more easily at a party will greatly raise the chance of making it so, researchers said.

    This is because of the phenomenon of “response expectancies”, or the way in which we predict how we will behave in different situations.

    Because we expect that alcohol will make us more relaxed, for example, we automatically respond by becoming more open and chattier in a subconscious attempt to meet our expectation, psychologists explained.

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