Noninvasive remote activation of the ventral midbrain by transcranial direct current stimulation of prefrontal cortex

@inproceedings{Chib2013NoninvasiveRA,
  title={Noninvasive remote activation of the ventral midbrain by transcranial direct current stimulation of prefrontal cortex},
  author={Vikram S. Chib and Kyongsik Yun and Hideo Takahashi and Shinsuke Shimojo},
  booktitle={Translational Psychiatry},
  year={2013}
}
The midbrain lies deep within the brain and has an important role in reward, motivation, movement and the pathophysiology of various neuropsychiatric disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, depression and addiction. To date, the primary means of acting on this region has been with pharmacological interventions or implanted electrodes. Here we introduce a new noninvasive brain stimulation technique that exploits the highly interconnected nature of the midbrain and prefrontal cortex… CONTINUE READING
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