Prenatal Meth vs. Alcohol Brain Volume (image) Society for Neuroscience Share Print E-Mail Caption Studies show that certain brain structures are smaller or larger than normal in alcohol-exposed children, while brain regions in meth-exposed children were similarly affected, if not more so. Shown in color are brain areas that differed among alcohol-exposed, meth-exposed and unexposed children -- notably the caudate nucleus (left) and the cingulate cortex (right). Superimposed graphs show group differences. Credit Courtesy, with permission: Sowell et al. The Journal of Neuroscience 2010 Usage Restrictions For reporters, free use with appropriate credit line. All others, please contact The Journal of Neuroscience. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.