Students, Smart Drugs and Cheating

Liam Kay | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Kay

If a single pill could instantly make you a genius would you take it? I know I would, I'd take two. Unfortunately, life isn't a movie and there is no ...

Just What Are Study Drugs?

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Study drugs hit the headlines recently after it was revealed a quarter of final year students took them, with 20% saying they used the drugs every day...

A Quarter Of Final Year Students Take Study Drug Modafinil, Research Reveals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A quarter of final year students have tried the study drug modafinil, research shows, with 20% of students who have tried the drug admitting to using ...

Sleep Drug Modafinil Could Be Used To Treat Depression

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Anti-depressants are not a one-size fits all solution for people with depression and for some, they aren't compatible at all. A new study gives fr...

Getting Clever About Smart Drugs: A Few Remarks for Students, Parents and educators.

Darian Meacham | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Darian Meacham

A spectre is haunting Britain - imported from America of course - the spectre of 'Smart Drugs'! Soon every university student in the country will be hooked on Adderall or Modafinil and cramming for exams until the cows come home, just like their overly ambitious counterparts across the Atlantic.

Students May Be Drugs Tested Amid Growing Concerns Over 'Smart Pills'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students could face compulsory drugs testing around exam time amid concerns that some are “cheating” by taking pills to improve their results. ...

The Inexorable Rise of Smart Drugs

Jack K Lewis | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK
Jack K Lewis

Cosmetic psychopharmacology, cognitive enhancement or simply smart drugs, call it what you will, the use of pharmaceutical agents like methylphenidate (Ritalin) and modafinil (Provigil) for performance enhancement and sleep avoidance is rife.