Non-invasive brain stimulation cuts time to improve speech in stroke patients

2 April 2012

New research is seeking to cut that time significantly, with the help of non-invasive brain stimulation.

“Non-invasive brain stimulation can allow painless, inexpensive, and apparently safe method for cognitive improvement with with potential long term efficacy,” says Roi Cohen Kadosh of the University of Oxford. Recent results, presented this week at a meeting of cognitive neuroscientists in Chicago, offer exciting possibilities for improving variety of abilities – from speech to memory to numerical proficiency.

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