Nootropics — also called smart drugs or cognitive enhancers — are drugs, supplements, or other substances that improve cognitive function, particularly executive functions, memory, creativity, or motivation, in healthy individuals. – from wikipedia.
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What The Heck Are Nootropics? Everything You Need To Know – The Chalkboard Mag – 9-Nov-2017
Answer: a controversial category of substances designed to enhance cognitive function.
Dave Asprey provides a personal guide to the top 10 smart drugs.
Includes modafinil, racetams, Adderall and LSD.
Also covers naturally occuring components such as L-theanine in green tea.
Others contain relatively normal supplements like CoQ10.
Meet Neurohacker Collective – Business Insider – 19-Oct-2017
Qualia mental enhancement supplement has been years in the making.
Combines over 40 mental nutrients- many of them rare and never before formulated.
Will look at other ways to improve the capacity of the human mind to think – e.g. educational content, virtual reality, quantified self applications.
Has assembled an army of consumer trial volunteers numbering in the thousands.
Nootrobox is now HVMN – TechCrunch – 27-Jun-2017
Will sell biohacking products beyond nootropics.
Nootrobox launched in 2014 and has just rebranded as HVMN (pronounced “human”).
Supplements are meant to help the brain become more productive.
“This is the next natural trend and everyone is going to be a biohacker.”