Movies like Limitless make us believe that we are close to unlocking the potential of the human brain–although the history of AI has shamed us for thinking that the billions of neurons in the brain could be so easily understood, let alone replicated.
And, yet, sometimes a blind pig finds a truffle. It appears that transcranial direct current stimulation does provide some benefit to increasing concentration and quicker learning of new material. And some grad students here (who clearly don’t have many law student friends to tell them how much liability they have opened themselves up to) are going to sell you the technology to “be awesome” on the cheap.
Given that I graduated from a program where Adderall was consumed with as much voracity as my dog with a steak, one can’t help but wonder whether we will all be strapping ourselves with battery packs in the next few years.
So here‘s DIY transcranial direct current stimulation…for those who are willing to risk serious injury to pass the bar.