Brain-Zapping Gadgets Need Regulation, Say Scientists

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Do you know you can buy gadgets that will send electric current through your scalp to stimulate your brain? Why would you want to do this?

Because the easy technique, called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), is being investigated as a treatment for depression, a rehab aid for stroke patients, a learning enhancer for healthy people, and for many other neuro-psychiatric applications.

But this technology is so new, that at this time it is unregulated. So if you buy one of these gizmos, you run the risk of either under-stimulation with poor results or over-charging your brain which cannot be good. Unless you want to be Electro

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which will not work. Probably.
So scientists and some manufacturers recently got together to discuss the scope of the problem, and what can be done about it. IEEE has reported that “Professional basketball, baseball, and American football teams are also experimenting with it,” adding that some Olympic athletes, including sprinters and swimmers, even used a pre-market version of one brain-zapping device to prepare for the Olympics in Rio.

So use it on Tony Romo to make him understand it’s over?

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