This Is Your Brain on Performance Enhancing Drugs

Brainiac

Lisa Takeuchi Cullen has an interesting entry on her blog at www.time.com about the growing use of cognitive enhancement supplements in the workplace. Apparently, it’s not just Roger Clemens and Andy Pettitte who are juicing up on roids. The academics want in on the action, too.

I can just picture it: a group of skeletal, white-haired intellectuals in their musty basement offices clad in bowties and tweed, maniacally injecting each other in the butt with performance enhancing drugs.

Here’s the thing, though: Legal issues aside, if you discovered something that would enhance your abilities, would you take it?

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