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Training your brain

Old 04-22-10, 12:26 PM
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Training your brain

I could probably post this in the gadgets and electronics forum, but since everybody here is so interested in improving performance I thought this would be the best place to start the discussion. Reading Carl Zimmers latest column was an eye-opener. He describes an experiment where athletes had a battery hooked up to their scalps while they practiced a technical skill. The result was the electrical stimulation improved their performance and they retained that improvement afterward.

I'm wondering where this might be applicable to cycling? Discuss.
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