Halo Claims to Make You Jump Higher, Think Faster, Remember Longer

On the table in front of me in a New York hotel lobby lies a gadget from Halo Neuroscience that looks like a cross between high-end headphones and a crown of thorns. Daniel Chao, Halo’s phlegmatic CEO, coolly tells me the spikes are meant to touch my scalp and send electrical pulses into my brain in a way that can make me, even in my 50s, a better athlete. He asks me if I want to try it. Sounds weird, I think, but members of the U.S. ski team, a few Major League Baseball teams and several top college players invited to this year’s NFL Scouting Combine have been secretly testing the Halo device and believe that it works. Some of the claims are eye-popping. One set of data from…


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