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[SG] Overclock Your Brain: Foc.us Headset Announced!

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http://www.slashgear.com/foc-us-gaming-tdcs-headset-uses-electrical-pulses-to-overclock-your-brain-21283040/
http://www.app8ite.com/2013/05/24/focus-overclock-brain/
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There’s a category of technology that is still more or less in the fringe – the kind designed to improve one’s own physiology, exceeding typical limitations via devices that enhance our biology. One type of this technology is called a tDCS headset, which stands for Transcranial Direct-Current Stimulation and is meant to provide neurostimulation via low-level currents and electrodes. The Foc.us headset provides such a feature, but is designed specifically for gamers.

When in doubt...
Always add more voltage. yessir.gif
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how much?
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Originally Posted by jojoenglish85 View Post

how much?

says $249 on their website.

Wikipedia does say that tDCS works...
I'll wait for some reviews...
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Or you could just meditate.
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Or you could just meditate.

Meditate and play games ..... at the same time?
On topic, 40 minutes does not seem like a long enough gaming session too me :-D
Will drinking water allow me to pump up the volts?
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Question is: will secondary effects pop in?
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I hope they sell aftermarket heatsinks so we can up da volts
    
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Once you crash, there's no rebooting...

And you're really screwed if the magic smoke emits from your head.

(Though it would've been quite handy on the AP Calculus test, if they allowed such device)
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According to Wikipedia, the only side effect that is known from tcds devices is that it can cause nausea if placed in the wrong place; assuming it's operating within standard safety parameters that is...

A few people who tried the device said that they saw white spots in their vision. That's a bit concerning.
Edited by A Bad Day - 5/28/13 at 10:39am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by adridu59 View Post

Question is: will secondary effects pop in?
According to Wikipedia, the only side effect that is known from tcds devices is that it can cause nausea if placed in the wrong place; assuming it's operating within standard safety parameters that is...
edit- (I assume you meant side effects? If not, pardon my misunderstanding biggrin.gif)
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