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Brain Stimulation Speeding Up Learning

November 29, 2011

One of the most difficult tasks to teach Air Force pilots who guide unmanned attack drones is how to pick out targets in complex radar images. Pilot training is currently one of the biggest bottlenecks in deploying these new, deadly weapons. Electrical stimulation of subjects’ brains is found to accelerate learning, although researchers are yet wary of drawing larger conclusions about the mechanism.

Read the article in the Scientific American:
Transcranial Stimulation Shows Promise in Speeding Up Learning

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