The use of drugs and medical devices to improve cognitive performance is a controversial topic

Warming up the engines: NERRI Consortium Meeting in Nijmegen

The NERRI members can start counting down: in two weeks we will be all together again in Nijmegen (The Netherlands) to talk about the development of the project.

“Where is Neuro-Enhancement leading us to?” the first Italian Mobilization and Mutual Learning activity

A Science Café was the first MML organized in Italy. The event was the opportunity to discuss the issue of Neuro-Enhancement with the neuroethicists Elisabetta Sirgiovanni and the neurologist Simone Rossi.

Suppose you’d like to test Ritalin, how would you get hold of it?

Media coverage and academic discourse on Neuro-Enhancement seem to suggest that smart drugs are at everyone’s disposal when required. But is it really that easy to dope one’s brain?

Super me

The NERRI project will join the Euroscience Open Forum in June. The NERRI event will take place on 23rd June in Copenhagen.

Interview with Prof. József Kovács

Judit Sándor interviewed the Hungarian bioethicist József Kovács from Semmelweis University.

New medicines for serious conditions: do the risks outweigh the benefits?

When testing a new drug, medicines regulators need to consider pros and cons. But should they also talk with patients and listen to their opinions?


Neuro-Enhancement: Responsible Research and Innovation.
A three-years project supported by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme which aims to contribute to the introduction of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in neuro-enhancement (NE).