Repetitive electric brain stimulation reduces food intake in humans.

  title={Repetitive electric brain stimulation reduces food intake in humans.},
  author={Kamila Jauch-Chara and Alina Kistenmacher and Nina Herzog and Marianka Schwarz and Ulrich Schweiger and Kerstin M. Oltmanns},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={100 4},
BACKGROUND The dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) plays an important role in appetite and food intake regulation. OBJECTIVE Because previous data revealed that transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) of the DLPFC reduces food cravings, we hypothesized that repetitive electric stimulation of the right DLPFC would lower food intake behavior in humans. DESIGN In a single-blind, code-based, placebo-controlled, counterbalanced, randomized crossover experiment, 14 healthy young men… CONTINUE READING
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