For some people, like those with dementia or serious brain trauma, memory deficit can impair the ability to recall procedures as fundamental as using the telephone. A new brain implant, or so-called “cognitive prosthetic,” designed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University, has been shown to boost memory performance. Is this […]
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