Boosting the brain can lead to cognitive overload

Posted by on April 21, 2016 12:59 pm
Categories: health

Electrical stimulation of the brain’s cells while solving challenging tasks can lead to mental overload. The researchers divided the task they gave to study participants into three levels — simple, medium and difficult. They found no effect of stimulation when participants performed the simple and medium tasks, yet they found a large negative effect on the most difficult tasks.

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