tDCS Makes the ‘Impossible Problem’ Solvable

July 28, 2012 in Fun Trivia, News Items

tdcs solves nine dot problem

The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify … into every corner of our mind.
–John Maynard Keynes

Try connecting all nine of these dots with just four straight lines without lifting your finger or retracing a line.

Have difficulty? You’re not alone. A century of psychological research shows that under laboratory conditions, the expected solution rate for this “nine-dot” problem is 0 percent. Most people continue having difficulty solving the problem after given hints, extended time, and even 100 chances!

Find out the solution and how tDCS improves the number of people finding a solution by following the link to the full article.