For decades, scientists have struggled to find treatments for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. In this article, science journalist Helen Thomson introduces readers to the exciting new world of wave therapy, or brainwave manipulation, which one day might be able to treat conditions as diverse as Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia, insomnia or premenstrual dysphoric disorder. getAbstract recommends this article to anyone interested in non-pharmacological treatments that promote neurological and mental health.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why brainwaves are important,
- Why researchers think that wave therapy might be a good treatment for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and
- What other conditions could be treated by wave therapy.
About the Author
Helen Thomson is a science journalist with an MSc in science communication from Imperial College London. She is the author of Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World’s Strangest Brains.