Selected Research in the Media

Technology Networks. Stimulation sensation: The non-invasive technologies shaking up neuroscience. March 8, 2021




The New York Times. Can zapping our brains really cure depression? February 24, 2021




Scientific American. Electrical brain stimulation may alleviate obsessive-compulsive behaviors. January 19, 2021



U.S. News. A promising new therapy against OCD? January 19, 2021



Inverse. Personalized brain stimulation could relieve a common mental health disorder. January 18, 2021




NPR. Researches show efficacy of personalized brain stimulation in psychiatric treatments. January 18, 2021




The New York Times. Firing up the neural symphony. May 14, 2019




Financial Times of London. Electrical stimulation gives significant memory boost to elderly. April 8, 2019.




Science Magazine. Zapping elderly brains with electricity improves short-term memory – for almost an hour. April 8, 2019.




NPR. Scientists test whether brain stimulation could help sharpen aging memory. April 8, 2019




The Times of London. Electric shock: zapping brain can improve your memory. April 9, 2019




Associated Press. Brain zaps boost memory in people over 60, study finds. April 8, 2019




BBC. Precise brain stimulation boosts memory. April 8, 2019.




Reuters. Electrical brain stimulation can boost memory function in older people. April 8, 2019




The Guardian. Scientists reverse memory decline using electrical pulses. April 8, 2019




The New York Times. To improve memory, tune it like an orchestra. April 8, 2019




World Economic Forum. Scientists have discovered a way to control how you think. October 16, 2017.





CBC Radio, Quirks & Quarks. Could zapping your brain with electricity make you smarter? October 13, 2017.
9/20/17 -- Boston, Massachusetts Prof Rob Reinhart has a new paper coming out in PNAS. In his research, he has been able can up-regulate or down-regulate cognitive performance via non-invasive brain stimulation in health humans. Pictured here with some equipment including a high definition cranial electrical current stimulator. Photo by Cydney Scott for Boston University Photography
Photo by Cydney Scott for Boston University Photography







Yahoo News. New breakthrough could allow people to ‘turbocharge’ their brains using electrodes. October 13, 2017.



NBC NewsHave Scientists Found a Way to ‘Turbocharge’ the Human Brain? October 13, 2017



Inverse Science. Electrode zaps could ‘turbo charge’ the human brain. October 9, 2017




Psychology Today. Synchronizing brain waves can turbocharge executive function. October 9, 2017




Science Daily. A little spark for sharper sightJune 30, 2016




Society for Neuroscience, NeuronlineElectrical stimulation improves learning in schizophrenia. April 7, 2016



Association for Psychological Science. Imagination beats practice in boosting visual search performance. May 18, 2015



Schizophrenia Research Forum. Non-invasive stimulation reworks brain waves, improves cognition. August 19, 2015



ABC News | Yahoo News. Your brain on electricity: Does it make you learn faster? April 17, 2014.



NBC NewsThis ‘thinking cap’ really does improve learning. March 29, 2014.