Neuroscience

Mind-bending drugs and devices—can they make us smarter?

Demand for drugs and devices that can enhance brain functions such as memory, creativity, attention and intelligence, is on the rise. But could the long-term side-effects outweigh the benefits of being "smarter"?

Medications

Research to unlock study doping facts

Is the use of so-called 'study drugs' among tertiary students as common as depicted, or is it a subject of exaggeration?

Other

The rise of cognitive enhancers is a mass social experiment

Want to sign up for a massive human experiment? Too late. You're already a lab rat. There was no ethics approval or informed consent. You weren't asked, you never signed up, and now there's no easy way to opt out.

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