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Alpha-rhythm brain stimulation shown to boost creativity | Kurzweil

Test of effects of frontal alpha-wave oscillations on creativity (credit: Caroline Lustenberger et al./Cortex)<p>By applying weak 10-Hz transcranial …

How To Be A Boss: Seven Tips For Hiring -- And Firing -- A Friend

When I first became a boss, one really tough thing was supervising my former co-workers and friends.<p>Kind of makes sense – right? You have to be a jerk sometimes and your erstwhile pals don’t take kindly to it. The bad: I lost a lot of party invitations. The good: the pay was better.<p>But the really …

How Four Millennial Sisters Joined Forces To Demolish $182K Debt Within Two Years

When four 20-something sisters in the small town of Plainview, Texas, realized they were all drowning in debt and scratching to get by, they decided to band together and tackle their problem as a family.<p>“We had accumulated $182,000 in student loans, credit cards and car loans collectively,” said …

Why Google changed its name to Alphabet

Google’s startling announcement Monday that it will change its name to Alphabet initially seemed more plot turn from the HBO comedy series “Silicon …

The World's Youngest Billionaires 2015

Fourty-four of the world's wealthiest people are under 40 years old. Meet the globe's richest youngsters.

How to Make a DIY tDCS Device (Tutorial) - v1.0

What is tDCS, and is there actually any science behind its brain-boosting powers? - ExtremeTech

By on December 4, 2014 at 1:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Transcranial direct brain …

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation studied for stroke rehab

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are trying to help patients who have suffered a stroke to improve arm movement by …

Creativity boosted by zapping the brain with electricity

Cure for writer’s block: Zapping the brain with electricity boosts creativity by 8% - and it may even help depression, says study<p><b>Researchers ran a</b> …

Simultaneous EEG Monitoring During Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation | Protocol

Electrical brain stimulation 'boosts memory'

<b>Exciting a specific part of the brain with electromagnetic pulses could boost our ability to remember certain facts, a study in Science suggests.</b><p>The US trials involving 16 volunteers found they made 30% fewer mistakes in memory tests after the procedure.<p>Scientists are now investigating whether the …

Electrical brain stimulation beats caffeine – and the effect lasts longer

Researchers in the US have used electrical brain stimulation to boost the vigilance of sleep-deprived military personnel working on an airforce base.<p>Experiments on 18- to 42-year old men and women on active duty found that half an hour of electrical brain stimulation improved their performance …

A new milestone in non-pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Mood disorders such as depression are devastating to sufferers, and hugely costly to treat. The most severe form of depression, often called clinical depression or major depressive disorder (MDD), increases the person’s likelihood of suicide and contributes significantly to a person’s …

The Brain

Can electric current help people with schizophrenia?

Gentle brain stimulation with electricity may improve short-term memory in people with schizophrenia, a small study suggests.<p>The procedure, called …

Neuroscience

How I Wore A Brainwave-Reading Headset For A Week And Learned To Calm My Mind

A week of feedback about my mental state trained my mind to slow down. If such gear catches on, it might tell us more about ourselves than other wearables ever could.<p>I was sitting in my co-working space, writing an article, when I first was tipped off to brain wearables. A couple feet away from me, …

[WEB SITE] Magstim’s Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy System FDA Cleared to Fight Major Depression

The FDA awarded Magstim, a Carmarthenshire, Wales firm, clearance to bring to market the company’s Magstim Rapid2 rTMS (repetitive Transcranial …

Depression