Graham Templeton, Geek, November 20, 2014

tDCS stands for “transcranial direct current stimulation” and, as the name implies, it involves passing electricity through your head. tDCS introduces a gentle, long-lasting current that users maintain for half an hour or more. These lightweight, helmet-like rigs decrease some neurons’ resistance to firing, making brain activity energetically easier. The tech has long been under investigation by the military for its ability to improve hand-eye coordination, but new research is increasingly focusing on its potential to improve overall brain functioning. […read more]