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Originally posted by Maxmars
reply to post by InTheLight
Much knowledge can lead to despair, but maybe wisdom fills that void.
I suppose it's a path, rather than a destination.
The ills of our world can be what makes us strive to improve our lot.
I fear only a few really devote themselves to that end.
But I recognize that the fact that they do, is encouraging.
And I suspect that among them are those who suffer from depression too.
The approach is far from unprecedented; tDCS has been used by the military to improve training efficiency of snipers and drone pilots. More recently, it has generated noticeable buzz in the science world as potential treatment for a variety of disorders.
"When you give a medication, it goes everywhere in brain," Berman said. "But with techniques like tDCS, you can identify neuronal circuits that aren't functioning the way you want."