Electric current to the brain 'boosts maths ability'
Nov 06, 2010
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Wouldn't it be something if this actually worked? "Applying a tiny electrical current to the brain could make you better at learning maths, according to Oxford University scientists." See also Walsh's blog post. Here's the scientific research. Via Slashdot. Total: 3
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Re: Electric current to the brain 'boosts maths ability'

Interesting research. However, I cannot imagine that this research will lead to sustainable researchs. The brain - as I understand it - is such a complex organ, that I just cannot believe that a (relatively) barbaric and invasive procedure as applying a current to it will not lead to (collateral) damage somewhere sometime. But maybe I just need a brain stimulation :-) [Comment] [Permalink]



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