Indian Air Force pilots popping pills to heighten alertness

Use of alertness drug modafinil takes off, spurred by untested uses - Los Angeles Times

Workers seek an edge with "brain Viagra" - The Australian

ABC News: Provigil: The Secret to Success?


Smart Drugs “As Common As Coffee”: Media Hype about Neuroenhancement - PLoS ONE article

Teva unveils generic Provigil

The Economist: Provigil and Ritalin really do enhance cognition in healthy people. Provigil, for example, adds the ability to remember an extra digit or so to an individual's working memory

Ready for takeoff? A critical review of armodafinil and modafinil for the treatment of sleepiness associated with jet lag

Varsity newspaper: students and academics turn to Provigil and other drugs

One in five people who responded to a survey in Nature magazine, a technical bioscience journal, admitted to using prescription drugs to improve their memory, focus or concentration. Time magazine: Popping Smart Pills: The Case for Cognitive Enhancement

Soldiers Given Drugs to Enhance Performance

Nature survey finds widespread use of performance-enhancing prescription drugs.

Provigil to address of sleepiness from chronic shift work sleep disorder

Technology Review story on Brain Boosters

Some evidence that modafinil may have addictive potential

Modafinil occupies dopamine and norepinephrine transporters in vivo

Modafinil for atypical depression

UK army tested Provigil - BBC

A Dose Of Genius - 'Smart Pills' Are on The Rise. But Is Taking Them Wise? - Washington Post

Modafinil Approved for Shift Work Sleep Disorder in Canada

UK Defense Ministry to test whether Provigil could be used to reduce the amount of sleep needed by servicemen

Strange Food for Thought - Christian Science Monitor story on Provigil and similar drugs

The drugs do work: my life on brain enhancers - Daily Telegraph