Electrical jolts to brain restored memory of elderly to that of 20-year-old

“The scalp-delivered electrical bursts appeared to resync brain waves across areas of the noggin important for high-level thinking and memory—the prefrontal and temporal cortex—which appeared to have fallen out of step over the years.” Ars Technica via NOVA l PBS

Electrical jolts to brain restored memory of elderly to that of 20-year-old

Older adults did better on a memory test, but real-world benefits are unclear.


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