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 (nō′ə-trō′pĭk, -trŏp′ĭk)
Enhancing or improving cognitive function: a nootropic drug; nootropic supplements.
A nootropic drug or other agent.

[Coined in 1972 by Romanian psychologist and chemist Corneliu E. Giurgea (1923-1995) : Greek noo-, combining form of nous, mind + -tropic.]


(Pharmacology) (of a drug) acting on the mind, in such a way as to improve cognitive function
(Pharmacology) a nootropic drug
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In pursuit of that mission, it develops and distributes nootropics to enhance mental ability and geroprotectors to promote healthy life extension, with open-source formulas and evidence-based doses of the most effective nutrients.
Additionally, a ban on the use of other nootropics such as Ritalin and Adderall in eSports leagues is creating demand for 'permissible' supplements.
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Koios uses a proprietary blend of nootropics and natural, organic compounds to enhance human productivity without using harmful chemicals or stimulants.
Modern studies on numerous nootropics associated amnesic agents on elevated and maze have verified this model as an extensively accepted paradigm for training, learning, and memory process in rodents.
Further, he noted the body of science supporting ashwagandha continues to grow, linking the herb to "key health categories such as sports nutrition, nootropics, and adaptogens."
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Ingredients will likely continue to drive innovation in 2018, with the rise of adaptogens, nootropics and hemp-derived CBD oil leading the way.
There is probably a lot of placebo effect according to Kimberly Urban, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Children's Hospital in Philadelphia who has studied the effect of Nootropics on the brain.
* Nootropics Ingredients like L-Theanine, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, B12 and Ginko Biloba are suggested to support memory, focus, and clarity.
Many other studies exist on an extensive list of nootropics, but many of these studies haven't been conducted directly on humans or are too small to establish steadfast evidence of efficacy.