Nootropics, also commonly referred to as smart drugs or cognitive enhancers, are becoming well-known for their ability to provide benefits such as increasing memory and learning capacity, in addition to improving other cognitive processes.

When it comes to nootropics, figuring out which supplement to start with can be daunting. There are multiple classes of nootropics (racetams, cholinergics, etc) with their own unique mechanism of action and benefits. The vast array would easily overwhelm a newcomer. The real shame of shying away from nootropics is denying yourself an edge over your peers in today’s fast-paced, highly competitive world.

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What Side Effects do Nootropics Have?

December 14th, 2016 / Nootropics

Based on the criteria created by Dr. Giurgea, the founder of nootropics, these substances should have little to no side effects. Nootropics are intended to enhance your brain health and anything with significant side effects doesn’t meet the definition of a true nootropic. This is why “smart drugs” such as Adderall are not accepted by […]

NooCube Review: The Best Non Caffeine Nootropic Supplement

February 5th, 2016 / Nootropics

If you’re interested in bettering your cognitive functioning with nootropics, there are countless choices available. In fact, there are hundreds, giving you the ability to research and create a stack that offers the many benefits you expect from your supplements. However, doing so on your own can be dangerous depending on what you combine, the […]

Nootropics: Are Their Benefits Backed by Science?

January 25th, 2016 / Nootropics

With nootropic popularity skyrocketing more than before, skeptics and enthusiastic supporters alike are wondering the same question; are the benefits being touted by many actually backed by science? A quick search of the Internet will reveal support for both sides of the debate. However, it’s simple to see that when it comes to nootropics, though there […]

The Legality and Ethics of Nootropics: What You Should Know

July 13th, 2015 / Nootropics

If you search online regarding the legality and ethics of nootropics, you’re going to get a variety of answers. And with no definitive answer as to whether certain substances are legal, many are left wondering whether they should purchase the drugs at all – no matter how effective they’re thought to be. Most of the […]

How Do Nootropics Really Work?

June 15th, 2015 / Nootropics

With several types of nootropics available, it should come as no surprise that each works in a slightly different way to produce different benefits for the brain. However, all nootropics share basic underlying processes by which they influence systems and chemicals in the brain, making them effective for most users. Many who take nootropics or […]

Who Uses Nootropics?

Who Uses Nootropics?

May 2nd, 2015 / Nootropics

Since its development in the early 1970s, nootropics have been discovered and used by many. But with mainstream acceptance and awareness still in development, many who are just learning about nootropics for the first time, possibly yourself included, often wonder: Who are the people using nootropics on a regular basis? Truth be told, there are […]

Natural Nootropic Ingredients

Natural Nootropic Ingredients You Should Know

April 29th, 2015 / Nootropics

Natural nootropics are often dismissed by potential users because they don’t offer the same power or potency that synthetic nootropics do. But before you do the same, you should consider the clinical research and studies that reveal just how beneficial natural ingredients can be for both your body and mind. Below, we’re discussing 5 natural […]