Study: Mild brain shocks can increase math skills

05/17/2013 | New Scientist

Stimulating the prefrontal cortex with mild shocks can improve mathematical ability, scientists say. Researchers at the University of Oxford have shown that people who received transcranial random noise stimulation performed better and faster. Six months later, they could still do sums 28% faster than a control group. Scientists hope the technique could help rehabilitate stroke patients or help children who have learning difficulties.

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