Artificial savants? Savant augmentation? The path to mentats?
Imagine the effects of fine-tuning this crude stimulation with precision, then additionally doing “x”so as to amplify the remaining abilities, not simply suppress the contraindicative cognitive process.
Now imagine the potential effects of doing it on a systemic, societal, basis for a generation or two.
Hat tip to The Eide Neurolearning Blog.