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
While we can certainly point to economics as a motivation for smart drug use, the true problem lies in the values our society instills in young people today. We now have a pill that can modify our brain chemistry to make us work harder and longer.
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Students have been warned against taking a so-called "smart drug" to help them stay awake. There is rising concern that young
Ritalin is hitting the headlines yet again, after new figures revealed the number of drugs being dished out to ADHD sufferers
Children taking Ritalin in a bid to boost their grades may have sparked the soaring numbers of ADHD drugs being prescribed
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.
A leading scientist has warned students to expect drug tests prior to sitting exams, to curb the spiralling use of "smart
Students could face compulsory drugs testing around exam time amid concerns that some are “cheating” by taking pills to improve
At the end of the day, the final straw for Lance was that he coerced others into doping or covering it up. More so than the doping itself, it was the coercion that really makes him ethically suspect.
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.