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Any legal substances to improve performance on exam ?

 
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When doing mock exams i find it very difficult to stay focused after 30-40 minutes and i have to take a break, i cannot imagine taking an exam that is 2,5 h long  Do anybody know of any legal substances that could help me stay focused and improve the speed of solving tasks ? Caffeine is not an option - it makes me anxious.
 
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Water - Your brain operates best when you are well hydrated.
 
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Peter,
Take a 30-60 second break. Seriously. I stretch/flex my feet (without getting up) and look away from the computer periodically during an exam. It keeps my energy up and helps me sit still that long.
 
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Coffee works the best for me. Also, if you're having a headache from prematurely celebrating the night before the test, ibuprofen certainly boosted my test results.
 
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Stop fretting over it, the bigger you make it in your head the more it'll affect you. Try keeping a casual focus instead of the situation where you almost plant your eyes on the screen (I used to do it, a friend of mine pointed it out to me). Lastly, you'll just get used to it and your attention span will increase in some time.
 
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