Aniracetam is a type of nootropic. This is a group of substances that enhance brain function. Some forms, such as caffeine, are naturally derived. Others are synthetically made into drugs. Aniracetam falls into the latter category.
Other racetams include Oxiracetam and Piracetam.
Aniracetam also known as N-anisoyl-2-pyrrolidinone, is a racetam which is sold in Europe as a cognitive enhancement supplement.