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Would You Stimulate Your Brain Electrically?

Monica Rozenfeld

Studies have shown that transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS) enhances intellect, memory, creativity, and focus. It has even been found to make people better at math and playing piano, and the results can last for months.

Would you be willing to undergo this procedure to improve your intellect and work performance?

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  • Jeremy Miller

    I think this procedure is really interesting. A friend of mine in med school helped with some research using this methodology, to see whether it can help cure (or alleviate symptoms of) depression, anxiety, memory loss, etc. I would much rather use this as a therapeutic solution than pharmaceuticals.

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    I get electrical stimulation during acupuncture- but not for my brain. To be honest, it makes me nervous- and I've decided to stop bec I really didn't see a difference.