This Explains A Lot — First of Its Kind Study Shows Police Tasers Can Cause Temporary Dementia

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By Justin Gardner DeesIllustration.com
The first study to look at the effects of a Taser shock on the human brain has produced unsettling results that will have major implications for police encounters. People are often questioned and/or read their Miranda rights just after being Tased, but researchers found that receiving 50,000 volts of electricity can cause a state of short-term cognitive impairment comparable to dementia.
Tasers have become the tool of choice for law enforcement “less than lethal weapons,” with two million citizens being subjected to the devices. They can indeed be lethal, however, as 47 Americans died after being Tased last year. Tasers do …read more

Source:: http://thefreethoughtproject.com/independent-study-tasers-effect-brain-finds-short-term-effects-comparable-dementia/