modafinil

The VICE Guide to Self Improvement

I Tested the Internet's Five Favourite Nootropics

Will Aniracetam, Oxiracetam, Huperzine A, Modafinil, and something called "Lion's Mane" improve my IQ?
Sam Nichols
9.12.17
Stuff

Why Can't We All Take Modafinil?

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?
Daniel Oberhaus
12.1.16
Narcomania

Modafinil Is How Lecturers Mark Your Crappy Essays

It's not just students taking the smart drug to help them power through their workload.
Max Daly
7.5.16
Stuff

LSD, Coke and Edibles: How Various Drugs Affect You at Work

I experimented with a bunch of different drugs at work, because I absolutely hated my job. Here's what I discovered.
Terrence Cainer
6.2.16
Stuff

We Asked Students What Drugs They Take to Study

With exams looming around Australia, we asked college students what they take, how often, and why.
Scott Renton
5.19.16
Stuff

Could We All Soon Be Taking the 'Limitless Pill', the Drug That Will Turn Us Into Superhuman Workers?

No one knows much about modafinil, the study drug on the rise in Britain's universities and workplaces, but we do know it works and that it gives you a terrible headache.
Hannah Ewens
5.5.16
Stuff

Are You a Cheater If You're Using Smart Drugs to Get Ahead?

Universities and other organizations are now considering the ethics of using nootropics and other "smart drugs."
Matt Tinoco
4.14.16
Stuff

Taking the 'Smart Drug' Modafinil Made Me Love Work but Hate People

In the rat race that is modern day life, it's sort of the only drug that makes sense. How awful is that?
Sebastián Serrano
10.7.15
tech

Will 'Smart Drugs' Really Make Us Smarter? Or Just Ruin Our Lives?

Under-pressure millennials are using them to turn their brains into computers.
Alex Horne
3.25.14
News

Prescription Meds Could Make You a Superhuman

Well, they could make you work harder for longer.
Sam Clements
11.13.12