Vertex Stimulation as a Control Site for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: A Concurrent TMS/fMRI Study

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Jung, JeYoung; Bungert, Andreas; Bowtell, Richard; Jackson, Stephen R.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Brain Stimulation, volume 9, issue 1, pages 58-64 (issn: 1935-861X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4720218, doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2015.09.008
  • Subject: Neuroscience(all) | Vertex stimulation | Clinical Neurology | Transcranial magnetic stimulation | Biophysics | Article | Concurrent TMS/fMRI
    mesheuropmc: nervous system | body regions | genetic structures | behavioral disciplines and activities | psychological phenomena and processes

Background A common control condition for transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) studies is to apply stimulation at the vertex. An assumption of vertex stimulation is that it has relatively little influence over on-going brain processes involved in most experimental ta... View more
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