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Do cognitive enhancing drugs work?


Dr Anders Sandberg,James Martin Fellow, Future of Humanity Institute comments that more research needs to be done into the drug.


Most of us want to reach our true potential. We might drink a cup of coffee to stay awake and alert, or go for a run, to feel on top of the job. So where's the harm in a pill - a "smart drug" - that can do the same thing? These so-called cognitive-enhancing drugs are usually prescribed to treat medical conditions, but known for their power to improve memory or focus. (c.30:01 on the clock)

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