Concurrent application of TMS and near-infrared optical imaging: methodological considerations and potential artifacts

  title={Concurrent application of TMS and near-infrared optical imaging: methodological considerations and potential artifacts},
  author={Nathan Allen Parks},
  journal={Frontiers in Human Neuroscience},
  • N. Parks
  • Published 19 September 2013
  • Biology
  • Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
The simultaneous application of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) with non-invasive neuroimaging provides a powerful method for investigating functional connectivity in the human brain and the causal relationships between areas in distributed brain networks. TMS has been combined with numerous neuroimaging techniques including, electroencephalography (EEG), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and positron emission tomography (PET). Recent work has also demonstrated the… 

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