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Study Aid
AMT
by Sunshine
Citation:   Sunshine. "Study Aid: An Experience with AMT (exp38822)". Erowid.org. Dec 20, 2006. erowid.org/exp/38822

 
DOSE:
10 mg oral AMT (capsule)

BODY WEIGHT: 150 lb


So finals were rolling around, and my University gives us students the luxury of 2 study days.

I had organic chemistry I at the time and, lacking Adderall, I decided that I'd attempt to use AMT as a study aid. This was back in the good ole days when it was legal.... ah those were the times.

Seemed a good idea: the first 6-8 hour amphetamine-like energy I figured could be well spent processing the magic of organic chemistry, with the second wave of the experience for some light philosophical adventures.

I had previously made 40 mg capsules (visually), so I took a quarter of one of them. Both measurements were visual, so the dose was probably greater than the 10 mgs, because I'm usually generous.

So I remember dosing around 9 AM or so. I walked down to the local pharmacy to get some munchies for studying... this was a good 15 minute walk. While in there I notice my stomach is doing the whole AMT thing, so I grab a ginger ale, this was before I knew ginger ale, at least Canada dry's version, lacks any ginger. Also grabbed some Cheezits.

So I get back to my apartment, a good hour has passed. I put my nose in the books.

And my theory was correct! I was intent on the reading, I was jumping from figure to figure, taking it all in. I killed the box of cheezits, which led to some GI problems...

About 3-4 hours later is where I ran into some trouble. Basically, the way I recount it is that I got way too optimistic about my situation. I didn't see the need to study anymore... I convinced myself I had learned all I needed to. And the outside world just looked so intriguing.

So I went for a walk. On this walk my ex-girlfriend called me... she was checking out new apartments (we had very recently broken up, and we had been living together). So I went up to the place and amused myself as they used me as their measuring device, because they forget a tape-measure.

I'm not sure what happened the rest of the night, but I don't think I got back to studying.

The following semester I did get a hold of some Adderall for the study days and it was much more effective... something like 7 hours of straight studying.

So, long story short, this was effective for the first 3-5 hours of the experience. When the second wave of the drug starts to kick in, however, I became extremely and convincingly optimistic (which I attribute to the drug)... thus losing motivation to study.

I did get a B+ in the class though. Not too shabby.

Exp Year: 2002ExpID: 38822
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Dec 20, 2006Views: 7,115
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