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Shocks to the Brain Improve Mathematical Abilities
May 17, 2013
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http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... -abilities

Thirteen volunteers received TRNS to their prefrontal cortices, a part of the brain involved in higher cognition, while doing these problems for five days in a row. They became faster at both tasks than volunteers in the control group, who were electrically stimulated only briefly.

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May 17, 2013
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I need this. My math skills are terrible.

May 17, 2013
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Apparently At1 has had one too many shock treatments, given all his mathematical theories. Laugh

May 18, 2013
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I don't think random shocks to the brain are wise...but who knows?

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