Thinking Cap or Dunce’s Hat?
April 19, 2002 | Source: Wired News
Researchers are using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to temporarily shut down the left hemisphere of the brain, where speech and short-term memory are supported, to mimic temporarily the brain pattern of autistic savants and achieve very fast brain processing.
Some autism experts are skeptical.
Also see: TMS: Twilight Zone Science?