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Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation — a critical tool in the discovery tool box

06.05.2015

In a nutshell: This review article explains how tDCS, a technique for gently stimulating the brain, is used to understand the causal relationship between changes in brain activity and how we perceive, think, and move.

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Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation — a critical tool in the discovery tool box

Next steps:
The public and the research community will be watching closely as neuroscientists continue to peel back the onion to reveal the effectiveness and safety of tDCS for discovery, therapy and cognitive enhancement.


Reference:
Filmer, H. L., Dux, P. E., & Mattingley, J. B. (2014). Applications of transcranial direct current stimulation for understanding brain function. Trends in neurosciences, 37(12), 742-753.


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