Sunday, September 20, 2015

A 'Brain Power Pill' May Be Close to Reality

Limitless, a TV show airing on CBS this fall, features a pill that dramatically boosts the lead character’s brain power.

On the medication, Brian Finch, played by Jake McDorman, can remember everything he reads, sort through reams of data as fast as a computer and estimate the speed of a slowing train so precisely that he plants himself inches beyond where it stops.

Although no one is close to making such genius pills, there is growing scientific interest in figuring out how far the limits of human intelligence can be pushed.

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