Table of Contents: Brain Mapping Methods - Brain Stimulation Techniques


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Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system and is an interdisciplinary biological science that extends across multiple fields, including, chemistry, computer science, engineering, linguistics, mathematics, medicine, philosophy, physics, and psychology.

This collection represents a first step in gathering under easily identifiable rubrics some of the most recent neuroscience research published across the PLOS journals. The Collection has been organized into broad categories in response to the commonly articulated request from our users that we provide more structured and efficient access to papers of interest in the PLOS corpus. This section includes papers about Brain Stimulation Techniques.

Articles in the Neuroscience Collection are presented in order of publication date. New articles will be added as they are published.

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Research Articles

Changes in Voluntary Activation Assessed by Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation during Prolonged Cycling Exercise

Marc Jubeau, Thomas Rupp, Stephane Perrey, John Temesi, Bernard Wuyam, Patrick Levy, Samuel Verges, Guillaume Y. Millet

Solving the Orientation Specific Constraints in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation by Rotating Fields

Assaf Rotem, Andreas Neef, Nicole E. Neef, Andres Agudelo-Toro, David Rakhmilevitch, Walter Paulus, Elisha Moses

Dosage Considerations for Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Children: A Computational Modeling Study

Sudha Kilaru Kessler, Preet Minhas, Adam J. Woods, Alyssa Rosen, Casey Gorman, Marom Bikson

Probing the Frontostriatal Loops Involved in Executive and Limbic Processing via Interleaved TMS and Functional MRI at Two Prefrontal Locations: A Pilot Study

Colleen A. Hanlon, Melanie Canterberry, Joseph J. Taylor, William DeVries, Xingbao Li, Truman R. Brown, Mark S. George

tDCS over the Left Prefrontal Cortex Enhances Cognitive Control for Positive Affective Stimuli

Marie-Anne Vanderhasselt, Rudi De Raedt, Andre R. Brunoni, Camila Campanhã, Chris Baeken, Jonathan Remue, Paulo S. Boggio

Optimal Coil Orientation for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Lars Richter, Gunnar Neumann, Stephen Oung, Achim Schweikard, Peter Trillenberg

High-Frequency TRNS Reduces BOLD Activity during Visuomotor Learning

Catarina Saiote, Rafael Polanía, Konstantin Rosenberger, Walter Paulus, Andrea Antal

Analysis and Optimization of Pulse Dynamics for Magnetic Stimulation

Stefan M. Goetz, Cong Nam Truong, Manuel G. Gerhofer, Angel V. Peterchev, Hans-Georg Herzog, Thomas Weyh

Vegetative versus Minimally Conscious States: A Study Using TMS-EEG, Sensory and Event-Related Potentials

Aldo Ragazzoni, Cornelia Pirulli, Domenica Veniero, Matteo Feurra, Massimo Cincotta, Fabio Giovannelli, Roberta Chiaramonti, Mario Lino, Simone Rossi, Carlo Miniussi

Transcranial Electrical Stimulation Accelerates Human Sleep Homeostasis

Davide Reato, Fernando Gasca, Abhishek Datta, Marom Bikson, Lisa Marshall, Lucas C. Parra

Is Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation Effective in Modulating Brain Oscillations?

Debora Brignani, Manuela Ruzzoli, Piercarlo Mauri, Carlo Miniussi

rTMS Induced Tinnitus Relief Is Related to an Increase in Auditory Cortical Alpha Activity

Nadia Müller, Isabel Lorenz, Berthold Langguth, Nathan Weisz

Therapeutic Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation Reverses Cortico-Thalamic Coupling during Voluntary Movements in Parkinson's Disease

Josh Kahan, Laura Mancini, Maren Urner, Karl Friston, Marwan Hariz, Etienne Holl, Mark White, Diane Ruge, Marjan Jahanshahi, Tessel Boertien, Tarek Yousry, John S. Thornton, Patricia Limousin, Ludvic Zrinzo, Tom Foltynie

Monitoring Cortical Excitability during Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Children with ADHD: A Single-Blind, Sham-Controlled TMS-EEG Study

Christian Helfrich, Simone S. Pierau, Christine M. Freitag, Jochen Roeper, Ulf Ziemann, Stephan Bender

Bilateral Theta-Burst TMS to Influence Global Gestalt Perception

Bernd Ritzinger, Elisabeth Huberle, Hans-Otto Karnath

Rethinking Clinical Trials of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: Participant and Assessor Blinding Is Inadequate at Intensities of 2mA

Neil E. O’Connell, John Cossar, Louise Marston, Benedict M. Wand, David Bunce, G. Lorimer Moseley, Lorraine H. De Souza

Magneto-Electric Nano-Particles for Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation

Kun Yue, Rakesh Guduru, Jeongmin Hong, Ping Liang, Madhavan Nair, Sakhrat Khizroev

Deep Brain Stimulation of Nucleus Accumbens Region in Alcoholism Affects Reward Processing

Marcus Heldmann, Georg Berding, Jürgen Voges, Bernhard Bogerts, Imke Galazky, Ulf Müller, Gunther Baillot, Hans-Jochen Heinze, Thomas F. Münte

Mirror Symmetric Bimanual Movement Priming Can Increase Corticomotor Excitability and Enhance Motor Learning

Winston D. Byblow, Cathy M. Stinear, Marie-Claire Smith, Lotte Bjerre, Brian K. Flaskager, Alana B. McCambridge

Motor Simulation without Motor Expertise: Enhanced Corticospinal Excitability in Visually Experienced Dance Spectators

Corinne Jola, Ali Abedian-Amiri, Annapoorna Kuppuswamy, Frank E. Pollick, Marie-Hélène Grosbras

Effects of STN and GPi Deep Brain Stimulation on Impulse Control Disorders and Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome

Sarah J. Moum, Catherine C. Price, Natlada Limotai, Genko Oyama, Herbert Ward, Charles Jacobson, Kelly D. Foote, Michael S. Okun