At the Maastricht Health Campus, the startup EmoSys has developed a neuroscience-based portable solution for the treatment of depression. The device produces electrical impulses that stimulate the nerves involved in smiling and laughing. Our cartoonist Albert Jan Rasker knows what to do with it.


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Author profile picture Arjan Paans is editor-in-chief of Innovation Origins DE. Between 2003 and 2008 he worked in Berlin as a foreign correspondent. Aftewards he was a news manager for several Dutch newspapers. Arjan is married and has one son.