Prescription Stimulants' Effects on Healthy Inhibitory Control, Working Memory, and Episodic Memory: A Meta-analysis

@article{Ilieva2015PrescriptionSE,
  title={Prescription Stimulants' Effects on Healthy Inhibitory Control, Working Memory, and Episodic Memory: A Meta-analysis},
  author={Irena P. Ilieva and Cayce J. Hook and M. Farah},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2015},
  volume={27},
  pages={1069-1089}
}
The use of prescription stimulants to enhance healthy cognition has significant social, ethical, and public health implications. The large number of enhancement users across various ages and occupations emphasizes the importance of examining these drugs' efficacy in a nonclinical sample. The present meta-analysis was conducted to estimate the magnitude of the effects of methylphenidate and amphetamine on cognitive functions central to academic and occupational functioning, including inhibitory… Expand
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