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05 November 2010

Maths skills and brain stimulation

Stimulating the brain with a very low electric current can enhance a person's maths ability for up to six months, British neuroscientists said.

Stimulating the brain with a very low electric current can enhance a person's maths ability for up to six months, British neuroscientists said.

"Electrical stimulation is unlikely to turn you into the next Einstein, but if we're lucky it might ... help some people to cope better with maths."

 
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