The New York Times explored the increasing use of "study drugs" by teens to help improve grades--they report that up to 40% of American students are illegaly taking drugs like Adderal, usually subscribed for ADD and ADHD, to stay awake, study longer, and stay focused.
Here is an infographic adapted from this research exploring what the drugs are, where students obtain them, and the drugs' effects, both short- and long-term.
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