Augmented Savants

Artificial savants? Savant augmentation? The path to mentats? ( sci fi fans of the Dune series will recognize that one) A scientist is using electromagnetic fields to amplify and suppress different kinds of brain functions to give normal people savant-like mental function.

Now imagine the potential effects of doing it on a systemic, societal, basis for a generation or two.

Hat tip to The Eide Neurolearning Blog.

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