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Neuroscientists Perfect Electrical Stimulation to Enhance Recollection of Memories

October 30, 2017

Researchers from the Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) had identified where…
Transcranial Electrical Stimulation Shows Promise for Treating Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

October 2, 2017

Using a form of low-impulse electrical stimulation to the brain, documented by neuroimaging, researchers at the University of…
Brain boot camp: New technology aims to accelerate learning

April 27, 2017

The adage “put your thinking caps on” might evoke visions of an elementary classroom, where a teacher has…
Brain Stimulation Boosts Cognitive Performance while Training

April 25, 2017

A cognitive scientist from the Sandia National Laboratories, Mike Trumbo, has demonstrated that, under certain conditions, transcranial direct…
Study: Brain Stimulation Restores Memory During Lapses

April 21, 2017

A team of neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania has shown for the first time that electrical stimulation…
New study describes what happens when the brain is artificially stimulated

September 27, 2016

Stimulating the brain via electricity or other means may help to ease the symptoms of various neurological and…
Electrical brain stimulation enhances creativity, researchers say

April 21, 2016

Safe levels of electrical stimulation can enhance your capacity to think more creatively, according to a new study…
Electrical stimulation of deep brain structures to ease chronic pain

April 4, 2016

Abuse of prescription opioid medicines used to treat chronic pain has reached epidemic proportions, so much that the…
Electrical brain stimulation could support stroke recovery

March 18, 2016

A team from Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, led by Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg and Dr Charlotte Stagg,…
Electric patch holds promise for treating PTSD

January 29, 2016

An average of 30 years had passed since the traumatic events that had left them depressed, anxious, irritable,…
Neural stimulation offers treatment for ‘dry eye’

December 14, 2015

Scientists have developed a device that electronically stimulates tear production, which will offer hope to sufferers of dry…
Engineers develop a wireless, implantable device to stimulate nerves in mice

August 20, 2015

A miniature device that combines optogenetics – using light to control the activity of the brain – with…
Researchers stimulate human amygdala to gain key insight to SUDEP

July 27, 2015

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is becoming increasingly recognized as a very real and devastating problem in…
Non-invasive brain stimulation technique could transform learning

July 17, 2015

Researchers have discovered a new technique to enhance brain excitability that could improve physical performance in healthy individuals…
Device may allow sensations in prosthetic hands

May 15, 2015

​To the nearly 2 million people in the United States living with the loss of a limb, including…
Locusts provide insight into brain response to stimuli, senses

April 29, 2015

By training a type of grasshopper to recognize odors, a team of biomedical engineers at Washington University in…
Select universities to use investigational Medtronic device, advance research into brain activity

April 15, 2015

Essential tremor, a nervous system disorder that causes a rhythmic shaking in the hands, affects an estimated 10…
How Deep-Brain Stimulation Reshapes Neural Circuits in Parkinson’s Disease

April 14, 2015

UC San Francisco scientists have discovered a possible mechanism for how deep-brain stimulation (DBS), a widely used treatment…
Wearable Device Slows Deadly Brain Tumors, Clinical Trial Finds

April 9, 2015

A wearable device that emits low-level electrical fields can slow the progression of glioblastoma, the deadliest form of…
Brain stimulation offers hope for depression, but don’t try it at home

December 11, 2014

Around 350 million people worldwide have depression. Antidepressant medications are often prescribed to treat the condition, alongside talking therapies and…
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