Web edition: October 12, 2012
Ritalin is a drug prescribed to help people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. It can help these people think more clearly. But recently scientists found that the drug may have a different, surprising effect when taken by healthy people: It can make them reckless.
L. Sanders. Gamblers go all-in on Ritalin. Science News, Vol. 182, October 20, 2012, p. 20. [Go to]