‘Study drugs’ can effect brain development in young people

Popular “study drugs”, taken by students to get a boost in their concentration while studying, may have long term impacts on cognitive functions.

In a study from the University of Delaware and the Drexel University College of Medicine, researchers found that drugs designed to treat illnesses such as ADHD, such as Ritalin, can have lasting effects on healthy brains.

The study showed possible problems with working memory, multitasking and attention flexibility.

Read more at The University of Delaware, the Drexel University College of Medicine