Cognitive Enhancement via Magic Pills? likely not soon

Excel­lent Sci­en­tif­ic Amer­i­can cov­er story:

Tur­bocharg­ing the Brain–Pills to Make You Smarter?

Will a pill at break­fast improve con­cen­tra­tion and memory—and will it do so with­out long-term detri­ment to your health?”

Their answer, in short: not real­ly, not any­time soon.

I could­n’t agree more. Let’s pay real atten­tion to non-inva­sive options to aug­ment cog­ni­tion, from exer­cise to cog­ni­tive train­ing and meditation.

For more con­text, you may enjoy my recent arti­cle Prepar­ing Soci­ety for the Cog­ni­tive Age, pub­lished in Fron­tiers in Neuroscience.

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