Disclosure: The following excerpt is from an article written by Virginia Hughes. I noticed the video and article on the National Geographic website. While the technology is currently used on people, the technology is not widely accepted as a cure to memory problems.
Some researchers used electroshock therapy to erase memories in people. Others created false memories in mice, and even turn bad memories into good ones. Scientists have now boosted memory skills in healthy volunteers by zapping their brains with weak electromagnetic pulses.
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