Motivation's Pick-Me-Upper: Enhancing Performance Through Motivation-Enhancing Drugs

Keisha Shantel Ray
2015 AJOB Neuroscience  
1. Here I use the term "cognitive enhancing substances" to retain the terminology that is currently used in the debate that Kjaersgaard's article is a part of. Any reference to "cognitive enhancing substances" from this point on is for this purpose. 2. From this point forward, I use the term "stimulants" as a way to mitigate the terminology that the cognitive enhancing substances literature uses and Kjaersgaard's argument that cognitive enhancing substances is an inappropriate and misleading
more » ... e and misleading term. I use the term "stimulants" because most of the drugs that can enhance motivation, such as Adderall and Ritalin, are considered stimulants. 3. Kjaersgaard admits that stimulants can augment motivation and cites several sources to support this claim. AJOB Neuroscience
doi:10.1080/21507740.2014.999888 fatcat:iei3ppnscbf2zjf5tpsvckazom