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Brain Zapping for Weight Loss

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Here's a prediction: It's only a matter of time before people start zapping their brain to shed weight. In the last few years, electrical brain stimul...

Brain Stimulation Makes the 'Impossible Problem' Solvable

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 06.23.2012 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

A century of psychological research shows that under laboratory conditions, the expected solution rate for the "nine-dot" problem is 0 percent. But in their prior research, Allan Snyder and his colleagues have found that zapping the brain leads to increased insight. Enter a recent study.

Ethical Questions Surround ‘Electrical Thinking Cap' That Improves Mental Functions

| Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living

By Gary Stix (Click here for the original article) What if a drug could improve learning and cognition and had no untoward medical consequences? W...