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Prof Barbara Sahakian comments on "Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation"

Researchers at Oxford University have developed a new brain stimulation technique that could make us all much smarter - Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS). TDCS can be used to improve language and maths abilities, memory, problem solving, attention and even movement.

In an interview with BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Cambridge Neuroscientist Professor Barbara Sahakian, who specialises in neuroscience and neuroethics, explains why she is cautious about the use of such a technique.

For the full interview, please click here.

Please click here to read Professor Sahakian's comments on the story on the BBC News website.

 

Posted on 26/01/2012

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