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Investigators at Pennsylvania State University, State College target higher education
November 10th, 2010
"Research indicates that social influences impact college students' alcohol consumption; however, how selection processes may serve as an influential factor predicting alcohol use in this population has not been widely addressed," scientists in the United States report.
"A model of influence and selection processes contributing to alcohol use across the transition to college was examined using structural equation modeling among a sample of late adolescents (N = 193). indicate selection processes occur as students transition into college with the opportunity to seek out and join new friend circles, while peer influence occurs once students have settled within a circle of...
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Source: VerticalNews Education (2010-11-10)