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rcjordan
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« on: November 16, 2017, 06:22:50 PM »

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The improvement they achieved in subjects’ scores was startling: Short-term memory improved by 15% and working memory by roughly 25%.

http://bigthink.com/robby-berman/a-device-to-increase-human-memory-has-been-implanted-and-it-works
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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2017, 06:24:07 PM »

I saw an analysis of this device somewhere else, but I can't remember where.
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2017, 06:28:29 PM »

Damn, I had a comment on your memory loss Ergo, but I forgot what it was.
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« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2017, 07:18:21 PM »

Seriously though, I wouldn't want to be an early adopter of any technology that messes with brain function, but this seems to have a lot of potential.

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Song calls the device a "memory prosthesis." The Parylene C — a biocompatible USP class VI polymer — neural probe sports an electrode array for detecting and ultimately reproducing electrical firing patterns in the hippocampus.

Now imagine that hooked up to a storage device.
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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2017, 12:58:21 PM »

I saw an analysis of this device somewhere else, but I can't remember where.

You stole my reply!
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