The “brain-boosting” supplements, like most supplements, are largely unregulated.
It's not just students taking modafinil to help them power through their workload.
With exams looming around Australia, we asked college students what they take, how often, and why.
Universities and other organizations are now considering the ethics of using nootropics and other "smart drugs."
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...