The Big Idea: Examining the waves in the brain network to boost short-term memory

Researchers from Boston University believe that by electro-stimulating the brain, they can re-sync decoupled brain networks to boost short term memory for people in their 60’s and 70’s to levels consistent with the memory of a 20-year-old.

FOX 5 NY’s Mac King visited Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences Rob Reinhart, in the name of journalism, to see how the experiment works.