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Can Electricity Supercharge Your Brain?






A new treatment trend is tCDS, or transcranial direct stimulation, using electricity to enhance mental health and relieve depression, improve sleep, and more.

Or so the manufacturers claim. Is it legit?

In this short video, the pros and cons are discussed and skepticism is raised, with a closer look at the science behind the trend.

Can Electricity Supercharge Your Brain?

Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.

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APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2017). Can Electricity Supercharge Your Brain?. Psych Central. Retrieved on February 16, 2019, from


Last updated: 28 Dec 2017
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 28 Dec 2017
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