What if a pill could make you smarter?

Tue 25 September 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
What if? series
Hawthorn Library

584 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Australia

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09/25/2018 7:00pm 09/25/2018 8:30pm What if a pill could make you smarter? The development of novel ways to enhance brain performance has recently accelerated due to medical and technological advances. Currently, an increasing number of people are misusing prescription stimulants for cognitive and academic enhancement. Yet, the use of many recreational drugs that impair brain functioning is also increasing.  This talk by Dr Sarah Benson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Swinburne University, will explore current drug trends and real-life implications of use.   , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
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The development of novel ways to enhance brain performance has recently accelerated due to medical and technological advances.

Currently, an increasing number of people are misusing prescription stimulants for cognitive and academic enhancement. Yet, the use of many recreational drugs that impair brain functioning is also increasing. 

This talk by Dr Sarah Benson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Swinburne University, will explore current drug trends and real-life implications of use.

 

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