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Postby at1with0 » Thu May 16, 2013 6:22 pm

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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Postby Dragoness » Fri May 17, 2013 12:41 pm

I need this. My math skills are terrible.
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Postby greeney2 » Fri May 17, 2013 12:43 pm

Apparently At1 has had one too many shock treatments, given all his mathematical theories. :lol:
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Postby at1with0 » Fri May 17, 2013 4:47 pm

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