Exam tomorrow? don’t forget the Ritalin…




Coming on the heels of exams, this seems particularly relevant. 

As a biochem student, I think it’s very interesting to consider the various ways in which we’re beginning to use the knowledge we have about our physiology and genetics to manipulate ourselves. Ways that often give rise to some pretty heated ethical debates. Like steroids, for instance, which is a topic that seems to provoke strong reactions in people. 

I’m really interested in other people’s opinions on this one. Would you consider taking Ritalin or other drugs to enhance your mental performance? Why or why not? Comment below!

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