Some prescription stimulants intended to treat attention deficit disorder, have a history of misuse by people who are seeking a “brain boost.”
The problem has been acute among young college students.
A new study out of the University of California suggests that nonmedical use of stimulants brings with it negatives than positives.
Today on Wellness Wednesday, understanding stimulants, and more.
- Sara Mednick, sleep expert and cognitive neuroscientist, School of Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine
- Marci Lobel, Professor, Social and Health Psychology, Stony Brook University
- Melanie Potock, Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist & Feeding Specialist, author of several books on children nutritional health