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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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