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Brain stimulation boosts problem-solving capacity


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) Stimulating the brain can boost one's ability to solve complex problems, a new study suggests."The results suggest non-invasive brain stimulation could assist people in solving tasks ... Read more...

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Weak current could zap you out of blues


March 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Stimulating the brain with a weak current could be a safe and effective way of zapping you out of the blues, a study reveals.Researchers from the ... Read more...

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Non-invasive brain stimulation ‘improves swallowing ability post stroke’


March 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): In a pilot study, researchers found that stroke patients who received electrical brain stimulation coupled with swallowing exercises showed greater improvement in swallowing ability than patients who did ... Read more...

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Minor electric current to brain ‘improves stroke patients’ motor skills’


November 11th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study states that a non-invasive electric stimulation technique administered to both sides of the brain can help stroke patients who have lost motor skills in their ... Read more...

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Electrical brain stimulation may boost math skills


November 5th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Researchers have shown that by applying electrical current to the brain they could enhance a person's mathematical performance for up to 6 months without influencing their other cognitive ... Read more...

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Now, skull electrodes to give your memory a boost


August 14th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Help could be on its way for those who find it difficult to memorize things. Scientists have found the first non-invasive way of stimulating the brain that can ... Read more...

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Mild brain stimulation enhances motor skill learning


January 20th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) A mild electrical stimulation of a specific brain area help people learn and perform a complex motor task better than those in control groups, a new study has ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation via mild electrical current may enhance motor skill learning


January 20th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests that mild electrical current may prove very helpful in rehabilitating people with traumatic ... Read more...

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