Madeline Levine, Ph.D.

Why “Study Drugs” Undermine Real Success

I was not surprised or outraged when I read Alan Schwarz's New York Times article on amphetamine use to boost grades. Anyone who has worked with teenagers these past few years is well aware of the abuse that is going on, regardless of predictable disclaimers from drug company officials or school administrators. The fact that the main abusers of amphetamines are high-performing students is perhaps not surprising in light of the fact that it is among the ranks of the most academically talented that cheating tends to be rampant.

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