Sure, who wouldn’t want to be more creative? But what about a pill to improve your self-control, or sociability? What if you enjoy being impulsive, or revel in your alone time? If a pharmacological enhancement changed a defining aspect of your personality, how would it change your perception of that enhancement?
The findings were interesting. I disagree with what the subjects were assessed with wanting to improve only innate abilities. If I’m already good at something, I want to improve where I’m not. But the finding is consistent with another study where people were found to generally not want to see others improve.