[ExI] Which nootropics work best?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Mar 17 10:56:23 UTC 2011

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 04:33:37PM -0700, Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote,
> > real evidence for most of the enhancers discussed there is slim
> This is unfortunately what I have found as well.  I found minor effects
> here and there that might seem like they could help.  But few objective
> results that can actually be verified and replicated.

I noticed some cognitive improvement (along with general well-being
and slightly improved vision which was fine to start with) by way of 
basic supplementation. No nootropics whatsoever, and I don't think
their marginal utility is worth the risk long-term.

It's a fad.

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