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10 supplements you can take today to enhance your intelligence


George Dvorsky


io9

November 23, 2012

One day, we may be able to make ourselves superintelligent with futuristic biotechnology. We’re not there yet, but for the impatient among us there are still some things we can do to give us that little extra bit of brain power. By supplementing with so-called ‘nootropics,’ you may not become the next Stephen Hawking, but you may experience some noticeable improvements to your learning abilities, memory, mental clarity, and mood. Here are ten supplements you can take today to boost your intelligence.


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Posted by Intomorrow  on  11/23  at  06:01 PM

Here’s a pessimist at io9 who makes me seem like Norman Vincent Peale:

“Yeah, sorry, no. Millions of people have walked down this path already with nothing to show for it but empty wallets.”

Nothing’ but empty wallets? A blogger shouldn’t be so fatuous, should leave himself a bit of leeway.

Also there’s acetyl L carnitine, niacin.






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