Research report mentioned in this Wired article will means we'll soon be seeing kids wearing odd devices while studying, taking exams, or fresh college grads going to job interviews. It's not when but where, Asian countries like South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan where parents will do almost anything for their kids.
20% improvement in verbal skills? I am tempted to try this myself. Maybe applying a stun gun to my forehead just before a speaking engagement will help me give an electrifying speech. Zap! Ouch.