Prescription narcotic cognitive enhancing drugs taken in pill form or crushed and snorted. they are used to boost concentration and improve memory. Up to 25 per cent of American students are using them to help with studying and to improve grades. Many colleges and universities are questioning the ethical issues and risks associated with taking these drugs.
Adderall, modafinil and adrafinil are most common and are now as easy to obtain as a copy of “Fifty Shades of Grey.”
Students seeking a competitive edge on their finals will pop some smart drugs.