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Pro: Increased Productivity
This is especially true in a creative field where a lot of brainstorming can take place over a few rounds of whiskey sodas. Ideas start flowing and people feed off each other's energy and it's all just a really positive thing. As Andrew Jarosz, one of the author's of that University of Illinois at Chicago points out, "In general, being able to focus or control your attention is a good thing for most cognitive tasks. But sometimes too much focus may not be the best thing.” And if anything can help you lose focus, it's drinking. It's really good that way.