What should we do about student use of cognitive enhancers? An analysis of current evidence

@article{Ragan2013WhatSW,
  title={What should we do about student use of cognitive enhancers? An analysis of current evidence},
  author={C. Ian Ragan and Imre Bard and Ilina Singh},
  journal={Neuropharmacology},
  year={2013},
  volume={64},
  pages={588-595}
}
This article reviews current data on the use of cognition enhancers as study aids in the student population. It identifies gaps and uncertainties in the knowledge required to make a balanced assessment of the need for some form of regulation. The review highlights the weak evidence on the prevalence of use of such drugs, especially outside the US, and the ambiguous evidence for their efficacy in a healthy population. Risks are well documented for the commonly used drugs, but poorly appreciated… Expand
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