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The idea of cognitive enhancement certainly isn’t new. Students these days are well aware of the presence of ADHD medications, which supposedly help them do better on tests (abusing and sharing prescription drugs is VERY illegal and I DO NOT recommend this). 682 more words
Today’s smart drugs weren’t created for cognitive enhancement. Drugs like modafinil and methylphenidate were created to treat real cognitive disorders. At best, these drugs have questionable effectiveness for enhancement. 377 more words
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By Carolyn Gregoire Long before microdosing was being touted as the Silicon Valley life hack du jour, Dr. James Fadiman was investigating the potential mind-enhancing effects of ingesting psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin, more commonly known as magic mushrooms.