It won’t shock anybody that college students are desperate to enhance their memories for exams. Increasing numbers are taking smart drugs when they’re studying because they want to retain extra information. There’s a common belief that using nootropics will drastically enhance this process.
That’s why so many people drink coffee but there are other specialized smart drugs on the market. Modafinil is one of the most popular pills but there are questions about its effectiveness. Some aficionados consume ginkgo and ginseng because they prefer natural products (via The Conversation).