Are you an uber fan of the movie Limitless? No? Well watch it again after learning about nootropics and you might have a better understanding of what it’s all about. Did you answer yes? Well then welcome my friend! For those who are new to all of this, the word nootropic is just a fancy term for “smart drugs” also known as cognitive enhancers or supplements that make you a super genius, not just a regular one. There exists a plethora of smart drugs on the market today and were here to help you sort through them all to find the smartest “stack” (combination of supplements) for you.
Nootropics, commonly referred to as cognitive enhancers or smart drugs, are a class of psychoactive compounds that are renowned for their ability to increase learning, memory, attention, perception, psychomotor function, executive decision-making and/or problem solving (Froestl, Muhs & Pfeifer, 2012).
Froestl, W., Muhs, A., & Pfeifer, A. (2012). Cognitive enhancers (nootropics). Part 1: drugs interacting with receptors. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 32(4), 793-887. doi: 10.3233/JAD-2012-121186