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M. O. D. A. F. I. N. I. L.

What’s that spell?  Modafinil!  For such a popular drug, the name is not so easy to pronounce, and makes for all sorts of funny variations. Today, I’m taking a break from all the nootropics talk to showcase all the ways people misspell Modafinil (and Provigil). (if you’re looking for information about Modafinil or where to buy it, scroll […]

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Is it safe to buy Modafinil (Provigil) online?

Is it safe to buy modafinil (Provigil) on the internet without a prescription?  How would you even do it? What are the legal, practical, and financial considerations of buying Modafinil online in the USA (without a prescription)? Those three questions make up about 80% of the emails I get from Corpina readers. It seems like everyone these days […]

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What are the most powerful nootropics?

How do we define power? How we define strength? When it comes to nootropics, “powerful” means effective.  The most powerful nootropics are the ones that yield the greatest results, whether that be increased mood, sharper focus, or better memory recall. Out of thousands of legal nootropics on the market today, there are just a handful that I […]

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How Does Modafinil Work?

Modafinil is a widely prescribed smart drug designed to do one thing: keep you awake. By now you’ve probably heard that everyone from Tim Ferriss to Dave Asprey to President Obama has taken Modafinil at some point. They’re not alone. Entrepreneurs, doctors, programmers and just about everyone I know has heard about Modafinil or used […]

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The New Era of Smart Drugs

Let’s start with the basics of what smart drugs are and what they aren’t. The field of cosmetic psychopharmacology is still in its infancy, but the use of smart drugs is primed to explode during our lifetimes, as researchers gain increasing understanding of which substances affect the brain and how they do so. For many […]

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How long does it take for Phenibut to work?

Phenibut (phenyl-gamma-aminobutyric acid) is a neuropsychotropic substance discovered and introduced into clinical practice in Russia in the 1960s where it was widely used to relieve tension, anxiety, anguish and to improve sleep for neurotic patients. Phenibut has nootropic and anxiolytic properties. Phenibut is a substance derived from the GABA neurotransmitter. The incorporation in the molecule […]

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Is Turmeric (Curcumin) a Nootropic?

One of the most common questions I get from readers is, “does turmeric qualify as a nootropic?” The answer: an emphatic yes, turmeric is a nootropic. But… The fast majority of turmeric’s benefits come from constituent compounds called curcuminoids, the most beneficial one being curcumin. Note that turmeric contains just ~3% curcumin, so it would […]

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