Can popping pills make you smarter?
The pace of our society is getting faster. Many people are looking for ways to cope with increasing pressure – even with medication. New studies show that the majority of us would be willing to take performance-enhancing drugs if they were freely available. But do intelligence pills really promise a “Brave New World”? Our film embarks on a journey through the brain research laboratories of Germany, Switzerland and Australia to find out how we can improve our brain.
ZDF/ARTE/SIC/ERT/ART MEDIA/TVP INFO/FMG/DBS/YLE – 2011 – 52 min.
International Science Film Festival Athens – Winner Innovation and Technology Award
Camera: Christian Schidlowski, Sascha Kellersohn, Peter Heap
Editing and sound: Hannah Leonie Prinzler