TDCS guided using fMRI significantly accelerates learning to identify concealed objects

@article{Clark2012TDCSGU,
  title={TDCS guided using fMRI significantly accelerates learning to identify concealed objects},
  author={Vincent P. Clark and Brian A. Coffman and Andy R. Mayer and Michael P. Weisend and Terran Lane and Vince D. Calhoun and Elaine M. Raybourn and Christopher M. Garcia and Eric M. Wassermann},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2012},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={117-28}
}
The accurate identification of obscured and concealed objects in complex environments was an important skill required for survival during human evolution, and is required today for many forms of expertise. Here we used transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) guided using neuroimaging to increase learning rate in a novel, minimally guided discovery-learning paradigm. Ninety-six subjects identified threat-related objects concealed in naturalistic virtual surroundings used in real-world… CONTINUE READING
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