It is possible to enhance creativity and problem-solving ability through non-invasive brain stimulation. Studies involving a technique known as transcranial direct current have led to improvements in subjects’ abilities. These studies were conducted by Dr. Allan Snyder of the Centre for the Mind.
Brain stimulation enables the solution of an inherently difficult problem. (Link)
Facilitate insight by non-invasive brain stimulation. (Link)
Savant-like skills exposed in normal people by suppressing the left fronto-temporal lobe. (Link)
The Creativity Cap project is an effort to bring these techniques to a wider audience.