Memory

Fasoracetam

Fasoracetam

Last updated: December 22, 2016 The benefits of fasoracetam are largely anecdotal, but there is some preliminary research to back up the claims. As of writing, fasoracetam is being tested in Phase II/III clinical trials for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder…
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Uridine

Uridine

The uridine supplement (often in the form of uridine monophosphate), is a nucleotide that can improve neuronal growth in the brain [1], which suggests it enhances general cognitive function. The same synaptic growth can help uridine to treat symptoms of…
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DMAE

DMAE

DMAE is structurally similar to choline, but has one less methyl group. This creates different properties that are said to improve memory and reduce signs of aging in the brain. While not statistically significant, there is some evidence to suggest…
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Centrophenoxine

Centrophenoxine

Last edited: December 9, 2016 Centrophenoxine is primarily used as a precursor or prodrug for DMAE (dimethylaminoethanol), which helps to improve cognitive abilities in the elderly [1]. Although the primary use for centrophenoxine is with senile dementia and Alzheimer’s patients,…
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Oxiracetam

Oxiracetam

Oxiracetam is a synthetic smart drug similar to piracetam with a minor structural change [1]. This change makes quite a difference in human trials because oxiracetam is considered a more powerful nootropic for preventing cognitive decline in elderly patients [2].…
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Aniracetam

Aniracetam

Last updated: December 22, 2016 Aniracetam is an analogue in the racetam family, which was developed after piracetam. Because aniracetam enters the bloodstream quickly [1], it is known as the more potent racetam that can improve memory, cognition as well…
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Pramiracetam

Pramiracetam

Like most smart drugs in the racetam family, pramiracetam is known to improve memory formation and learning ability [1]. In contrast with some of the other racetams, pramiracetam has been tested on healthy adults instead of merely focusing on elderly…
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Phenylpiracetam

Phenylpiracetam

Last updated: November 15, 2016 A lack of scientific research stymies any strong recommendation of phenylpiracetam, but the evidence that does exist looks promising. One study showed phenylpiracetam is a cognitive enhancer to improve with general cognition and learning [1].…
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Coluracetam

Coluracetam

It is popularized by the nootropic community as a way to increase memory formation and cognitive enhancement through a process called “high affinity choline uptake” (HACU) [1]. This is one of the most important features of coluracetam, which has gained…
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