Taser shock disrupts brain function, has implications for police interrogations

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/02/160208100250.htm

In a randomized control trial, volunteer participants were subjected to Taser shocks and tested for cognitive impairment. Some showed short-term declines in cognitive functioning comparable to dementia, raising serious questions about the ability of police suspects to understand their rights at the point of arrest.

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