Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Enhances the Effects of Melodic Intonation Therapy

@inproceedings{Vines2011NonInvasiveBS,
  title={Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Enhances the Effects of Melodic Intonation Therapy},
  author={Bradley W. Vines and Andrea C. Norton and Gottfried Schlaug},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
  year={2011}
}
Research has suggested that a fronto-temporal network in the right hemisphere may be responsible for mediating melodic intonation therapy's (MIT) positive effects on speech recovery. We investigated the potential for a non-invasive brain stimulation technique, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), to augment the benefits of MIT in patients with non-fluent aphasia by modulating neural activity in the brain during treatment with MIT. The polarity of the current applied to the scalp… CONTINUE READING

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