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The 404 1,480: Where we shock ourselves silly (podcast)

Zapping your brain with spark plugs to improve your videogaming skills and other tales of transhumanism on the rise, inside Jack White's plan to singlehanded bring music back to vinyl, a startup that encourages SF residents to auction their parking spaces, and Nintendo skins deeper into financial sludge.

By May 7, 2014

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Want to be better at math? Electric shocks could help

In ongoing research with children and adults, an Oxford University researcher finds that stimulating the brain with low-dose electrical currents could help improve learning.

By February 14, 2014

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When wearable tech makes you smarter -- by zapping your brain

A slew of controversial, DIY methods of brain stimulation have culminated in the Focus headset. But take note: It's not yet known whether augmenting the mind is truly safe.

By August 9, 2013