Watch this woman electroshock her brain to see if it makes her smarter

Will Shocking My Brain Make Me Smarter?

Don't try this at home, but people all over the Internet are discussing a technique that involves shocking their brains to make themselves smarter.

The long name for it, and I mean long, is Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation, or TDCS. It basically argues that sending electric stimuli to your brain can function as a neurostimulant. The technique is used to help patients recover from strokes or injuries and it is believed to increase the cognitive performance of the individual.

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