Electrical shock therapy. After a shock to the brain, you have temporary partial memory loss. Patients often forget about the things that cause them stress and tension, allowing to them to relax and get better.
Now that ...
A mobster kidnaps a biologist, an electrical engineer, and a physicist
He sits them down and tells them, "I need a way to win a horse race every time. You are each going to think up a plan for doing this... Or else. "
A week later, the biologist walks in, "It's simple. We drug the horses with this series of amphetamines and steroids that I've come up with. " ...