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Is taking ‘smart drugs’ for exams a dumb idea?


Includes comment from Dr Anders Sandberg, Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology


For just £2 you can buy a pill that boosts concentration and claims to improve your memory. It may sound like the plot of a Hollywood sci-fi movie, but Oxford students are popping pills – so-called “smart drugs” – to try to improve their brain power.

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Anders Sandberg
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