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Remember this: gently boosting the electrical waves in the brain can improve memory. German researchers found that by running a weak electrical current through the brain of sleeping medical students, they could improve their performance on a word-recall task. The finding represents the first evidence that slow oscillations generated by groups of neurons in the brain are not simply a by-product of neural activity but rather critical to the formation of memory.

Neuroscientist Lisa Marshall of the University of Lübeck and her colleagues wired the scalps of 13 medical students with electrodes. They strengthened the slow oscillations of neurons during so-called non-rapid-eye-movement rest, applying 0.517 milliampere at the 0.75 hertz frequency, which most closely mimics the brain's signal during such deep sleep. Marshall's team applied this boost five times--with each jolt lasting five minutes--over the course of the night, although the students slept until morning undisturbed. Prior to sleep, they had memorized 46 word pairs and, on average, recalled 36.5 of them. After the stimulating sleep, however, they improved their recall to 41.2 words, compared with just 39.5 words for the control group.
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Since 2003 scientists have known that warm-blooded animals on calorie-restricted diets had lower core body temperatures and could live longer lives. Now, researchers at Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., report in tomorrow's issue of Science that solely by lowering the core body temperature of mice, they could extend the lives of their experimental subjects by as much as 20 percent. They accomplished this feat--conferring an extra three months of life to the animals, which typically live just over two years--without varying diet.
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So upping your Vcore with good cooling is good not only for overclocking.
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LOL...nice articles!
     
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I want to join the testing group
    
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I don't consider being on limited calories "living."
    
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NOO!!!!.......

Overclocking are brain and body is very bad.

Just think about Pollution and we though it was good back when the first cars were born now are earth / Life is suffering from it.

If you didn't get the Idea from here (Read between the lines), Sure it maby look good for now but it mite have negative effects years to come


EDIT: I reedit sorry, I though poplution was Pollution lol
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Yes!
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Yeah, imagine the side effects...
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I don't consider being on limited calories "living."
Amen to that. Id rather die young than live a long, annorexic life.
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Amen to that. Id rather die young than live a long, annorexic life.
I'd rather live then die.
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I know of a better proven way of overclocking your brain and body.... It 4-letter word that starts with a M and ends in a H. However, not allowed to discuss it here.
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