Electrically Stimulating Brain May Improve Math Skills

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•21 May 20, 2013

According to a new study, individuals who struggle with mathematics saw a notable increase in their ability to learn and retain arithmetic concepts when a mild current was sent into their brains by a pair of electrodes. What do you think?

  • “Finally, a practical solution to the inconvenience of using a calculator.”

    Gus Agnew –
    Overlay Plastician

  • “So, first you get your brain shocked, then you get to take a math test? Where can I sign up for this study?”

    Leon Tapsfield –
    Kennel Attendant

  • “I’m not surprised. Everyone on the math team knows Archie Pendleton’s been ’troding for years.”

    Emma Wyatt-Pike –
    Locket Maker