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For the first time ever scientists have boosted human memory with a brain implant

by Futures Centre, Dec 12
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A researcher from the University of Southern California has demonstrated how a brain implant can be used to improve memory which could have a major effect on the treatment of dementia sufferers. Professor Dong Song implanted his device into 20 volunteers and collected data on their brain activity during memory tests to find the pattern of optimal memory performance. He then used the implanted devices electrodes to stimulate the brain based on this pattern. 



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