Nootropics – also called smart drugs or cognitive enhancers, are supplements that improve cognitive function especially memory, creativity, motivation. Very popular around entrepreneurs, athletes and techies and well known at Silicon Valley.
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“Entrepreneurs and executives and investors are not normal people, they are like high-performance race cars that are nonstop moving, and they need pit stops more often than normal people.” said San Francisco-based Dr. Molly Maloof, who emphasizes nutritional supplements with her biohacking clients — C-suite employees at top-tier Silicon Valley tech companies. The Mercury News
Creatine – used a lot among gym people to enhance sport and braain performance.
Theanine – found in mushrooms and green tea.
Pashionflower – with anti-anxiety effect, also to reduce apprehension.
Modafinil, armodafinil, adrafinil – enhances dopamine release.
Racetams – comes in capsules and it is very bitter.
Nicotine, Amphetamine, L-theanine, Bacopa monnieri, LSD, forskolin and artichoke extract, and so on.
“Before you try nootropics, I suggest you start with the basics: get rid of the things in your diet and life that reduce cognitive performance first. That is easiest. Then, add in energizers like Brain Octane and clean up your diet. Then, go for the herbals and the natural nootropics. Use the pharmaceuticals selectively only after you’ve figured out your basics” says on Bulletproof blog.