Do Nootropics Actually Work?

Do Nootropics Actually Work? A decade ago, the film "Limitless" and the Silicon Valley biohacking trend catapulted the popularity of "smart drugs" into the mainstream, sparking widespread interest in nootropics. This led to a wave of new products entering the market, each promising enhanced brainpower, cognitive abilities and newfound intelligence. Reflecting on a decade of evolving claims, the term “smart” varies by profession, passion and interest.  Although ‘smart drugs’ have skewed the original framing of nootropics, several nootropics hold genuine value …