The world's favorite smart drug is much safer than Adderall and a promising treatment for substance abuse and neurodegenerative disorders—so why can't we use it?
It's not just students taking modafinil to help them power through their workload.
Universities and other organizations are now considering the ethics of using nootropics and other "smart drugs."
We meet a guy who tries smart drugs on YouTube, hit the road with metal legends Corrosion of Conformity, talk to an FBI agent who went undercover for decade, and more.
With the mounting pressure placed on students, many turn to smart drugs to help them study. And in the pursuit of good grades, who cares if it's fair, legal, or safe?
In the rat race that is modern life, it's sort of the only drug that makes sense. How awful is that?
How a podcast host and a former NFL player, among others, created a market for pills that claim to boost brain function.
Given the recent surge in the popularity of nootropics—non-toxic, non-addictive drugs that enhance learning acquisition, increase the coupling of the brain’s hemispheres, and improve processing—a debate over the murky limits of our neurological...