You're only as young as you think you are. But what if you could re-train your brain to absorb information as easily as a child can?
That's exactly what scientists testing the FDA-approved drug called valproate investigated in study of adults who had little or no musical training yet demonstrated some degree of absolute pitch, an ability to identify or produce the pitch of a musical sound without any reference point.
Absolute pitch, the scientists say, can only be acquired early in life.
Valproate is currently used to treat epileptic seizures, migraines, and manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder. But scientists wanted to see if the drug had other neurological benefits. … Read more