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Mild Electric Shock To Brain May Boost Spatial Memory 65

Posted by timothy
from the now-where-was-I? dept.
An anonymous reader writes "A mild electrical shock to the brain before learning a new task may enhance memory, researchers reported on Wednesday. A team of neuroscientists demonstrated that electrical stimulation to a critical junction in the brain appeared to boost memory in a few patients with epilepsy, a surprising finding that have implications for Alzheimer's disease treatment."
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Mild Electric Shock To Brain May Boost Spatial Memory

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