07 October 2008

Put on Your Thinking Cap

Using the cutting-edge technology of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), this "thinking cap" currently in the experimental stage uses a small but potent magnetic coil to beam energy directly into the brain through the skull. Researchers claim that such technology may be able to improve memory, creativity, and overall thinking ability.

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1 comment:

Petros said...

No mention was made about potential uses of this experimental device for meditational purposes, but it seems that given all we already know about the brain and altered states of conscious, it should be just as easy to stimulate the brain into higher awareness as to stimulate other abilities.

-- P