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Cognitive enhancement by drugs in health and disease.

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Attempts to improve cognitive function in patients with brain disorders have become the focus of intensive research efforts. A recent emerging trend is the use of so-called cognitive enhancers by healthy individuals. Here, we consider some of the effects - positive and negative - that current drugs have in neurological conditions and healthy people. We conclude that, to date, experimental and clinical studies have demonstrated relatively modest overall effects, most probably because of substa...

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10.1016/j.tics.2010.11.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Trends in cognitive sciences
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
28-36
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1879-307X
ISSN:
1364-6613
Source identifiers:
365276
Language:
English
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pubs:365276
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uuid:2462c4f7-9f31-4b70-9bba-8413fca08a6e
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pubs:365276
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2013-11-16

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