What are Nootropics?
There’s a lot of confusion surrounding nootropics and cognitive enhancers. The two terms are often used interchangeably, but if you want to get really technical about it — and let’s face it, we do — then nootropic refers only to a narrow category of cognitive enhancing supplements.
A substance must meet five tough criteria to be considered an honest-to-goodness nootropic.
Read on for the official definition of a true nootropic, the difference between nootropics and “cognitive enhancers,” and our homegrown Smart Drug Smarts definition. (Hat-tip to Abelard Lindsay for stating this nicely in Episode #85.)
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