You're Smarter Than That
Brain Zapping is the Latest Weird Thing Pro Athletes Are Trying
But are the benefits of this new enhancement device all in their heads?
DIY Brain Stimulation Could Have Scary Side Effects, Doctors Say
Boosting certain cognitive abilities might come at the cost of others.
The Science and Snake Oil of Neurostimulation
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation is hyped as a way to improve everything from your piloting skills to melancholy to Alzheimer’s—and that’s exactly why it’s hard to take seriously.
We Still Don't Know Jack About 'Cognitive Enhancement'
Cognitive neuroscientist Martha Farah offers a warning.
In the Future You Could Zap Your Brain with Your Phone to Stop Motion Sickness
Researchers found transcranial direct current stimulation could help alleviate motion-induced nausea.
Is DIY Brain Shocking the Future of Therapy?
I bought a brain-zapping device from a person on Reddit for a couple bucks. Would strapping batteries to my head hurt me?
Treating OCD With Gamma Rays Is Really Hard
Researchers are advancing novel treatments for severe OCD.
Inside a Brain Hackathon: Hacking Brain Waves to Extend the Mind
Hackers hacked brain waves at a brain-hacking hackathon.
The DIY Neuroenhancers Hacking Their Brains With Electricity
Smart drugs aren't the only way to get a cognitive boost.