The New York Times Idea of the Day Blog shares the thought that our world is becoming "neurocapitalist."

The New York Times Idea of the Day Blog shares the thought that our world is becoming “neurocapitalist.” They refer to an essay by Hennric Jokeit and Ewa Hess that says high-achieving societies will increasingly look to neuro-psychotropic drugs to not only fix mental disorders, but to enhance human abilities.

From the essay:

The huge market for this group of drugs will grow rapidly as life expectancy continues to rise, since age is the biggest risk factor for neurological and psychiatric illness.

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