Media Type: Film Clips Topic: Economic Growth

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In "Limitless" a new drug is developed that dramatically expands the ability of the mind to process information. Bradley Cooper takes the drug and writes an entire book in four days. He then discovers new mental powers. He can learn new languages, understand mathematics, and investing. The scene shows how improvements in technology can expand the production possibilities frontier even though labor and capital remain fixed. This is a useful scene to show when discussing how economic growth occurs.

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