Part of the Warriors’ training involves controversial brain-zapping headphones

Steph Curry Ezra Shaw/Getty For The Golden State Warriors, being connected to Silicon Valley has its perks. Since venture capitalist Joe Lacob bought a stake in the team in 2010, the team has tested its share of performance-enhancing technologies, like jet lag-reducing sleep masks and monitors that measure the pressure placed on players’ joints. The franchise’s minor league team tests the gadgets first and the best ones are promoted to the majors. Recently, a pair of electricity-transmitting headphones have made the cut, according to The New Yorker . The wearable tech, Halo Sport by Halo Neurosciences, uses something called tDCS-transcranial direct current stimulation-to transmit electric currents to the brain. Rows of foam spikes snap in above each earpiece and act as electrodes that speed up the neurons in the wearer’s…


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