The Search for a Brain-boosting Drug (Scientific American)

Brain-puppet256 After researchers analyzed 24 years worth of studies of the drug modafinil (commonly prescribed for narcolepsy and sleep apnea) to see whether it affects intelligence, they decided that it can help people more easily perform difficult tasks.

The interest in finding a smart drug is not a new one. “People have been searching for ways to boost their brainpower perhaps for all of history,” according to Scientific American. Read more about what has been found.

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