Your Cocktail Glasses Are Turning You in to an Alcoholic

It's not the Jose Cuervo that's getting you wasted -- it's the glass it comes in.

A new study published in PLoS ONE says the speed at which you pound your drinks is determined not by the cocktail, but by the shape of the glass.

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Dr. Angela Atwood and her team at The University of Bristol's School of Experimental Psychology found that you drink twice as fast from a curved glass than a straight-sided glass.

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As every college freshman knows, the faster you drink a cocktail, the faster you'll get drunk. And this study tells us your "ability to pace effectively may be compromised when drinking from certain types of glasses."

Meaning, you can't judge the halfway point in a curved glass -- which just might make your office happy hour suddenly feel a little too much like a bachelorette party.

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