Electrical Shocks to the Brain Slow Down Gamers, May Speed Up Parkinson's PatientsRosa Golijan10/05/09 10:20pm17EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink Researchers somehow found volunteers to willing accept electrical shocks while playing video games. Ooook. The study's mostly good news though: Small zaps to the brain might help Parkinson's patients. The bad news? They'd turn us into bad video game players.