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US-led enthusiasm about so-called “smart drugs” may be problematic. US-led enthusiasm about so-called “smart drugs” may be problematic. rafa2010

Ritalin rising? Let’s be smarter about ‘smart drugs’

Do so-called “smart pills” enhance performance in students? Are they part of a widespread, growing phenomenon? You would be forgiven for thinking so. In a recent article on The Conversation, Simon Outram…
Adderall is a popular “good-grade pill” in the United States. Adderall is a popular “good-grade pill” in the United States. i eated a cookie/Flickr

Smart pills: magic bullets or benign slugs?

“Smart drugs” and “steroids for the brain” are just two of the terms used to describe pills that students sometimes take in an attempt to improve their scholastic performance. The New York Times has recently…

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Omega-3 may improve brain function

Healthy young adults could boost their cognitive function and working memory by increasing their intake of omega-3 fatty…