Getting Ahead: Neuroscience in business leadership

Getting Ahead: Neuroscience in business leadership [NB: This is a version of an article I have in today’s Sunday Business Post.] The brain is the most complex structure in the known universe. The brain is responsible for each of us being conscious, being able to think, feel and behave. We also know that the brain is… Read More

Evidence for cognitive-enhancing effects of modafinil and methylphenidate is surprisingly thin – perhaps because wakefulness-promotion and cognitive enhancement are confused

There is huge media and other interest in cognitive-enhancing drugs. A few minutes searching on the internet will uncover stories of students and others using modafinil and some other compounds in an effort to enhance their own cognitive function. The evidence for the cognitive-enhancing effects of these compounds is surprisingly thin, however, despite claims about… Read More