Brain Implants: Up To 15 Percent Human Memory Improvement

November 06, 2018

A new "pacemaker" for the human brain funded in February 2018 by the US Department of Defence could boost the memory of sufferers of epilepsy, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's disease.

It operates through deep-brain stimulation created by electrical pulses. Though this is not the first device of its kind, it does have a wider potential application than previous efforts, such as Ohio State University's Alzheimer's-targeted pacemaker.

- Interesting