Could this scientifically advanced cream be the fastest route to learning guitar?

Man playing electric guitar with tongue stuck out
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Scientists are claiming a new cream can help people learn to speak new languages – and also play musical instruments like the electric guitar.

According to an article in The Mirror, the team behind 'neurohacking' cream dihexa, developed by experts at Washington State University to fight Alzheimer's disease, made the claim.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.