The 711th Human Performance Wing’s work in the field of electrical neuromodulation is offering eye-opening potential for helping Airmen deal with the ever-present problem of fatigue.
Andy McKinley, a biomedical engineer, and Lindsey McIntire, a scientist with Infoscitex Corp., say their “neuromodulation” research at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has produced handheld devices that can be applied to a person’s neck, providing what they say are hours of sharper alertness, improved cognitive function, without the “crash” left in the aftermath of caffeine consumption.
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Written by Thomas Gnau.
Originally published June 30, 2021.