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?
Modafinil Is How Lecturers Mark Your Crappy Essays
It's not just students taking the smart drug to help them power through their workload.
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.
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."
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?
The Complicated Business of Selling Smart Drugs
How a podcast host and a former NFL player, among others, created a market for pills that claim to boost brain function.
Will 'Smart Drugs' Really Make Us Smarter? Or Just Ruin Our Lives?
Under-pressure millennials are using them to turn their brains into computers.