Transcranial direct current stimulation of the right temporoparietal junction impairs third-person perspective taking

@inproceedings{Elk2017TranscranialDC,
  title={Transcranial direct current stimulation of the right temporoparietal junction impairs third-person perspective taking},
  author={Michiel van Elk and Monique Duizer and Ilja G. Sligte and Hein Thomas van Schie},
  booktitle={Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience},
  year={2017}
}
Given the current debates about the precise functional role of the right temporoparietal junction (rTPJ) in egocentric and exocentric perspective taking, in the present study we manipulated activity in the rTPJ to investigate the effects on a spatial perspective-taking task. Participants engaged in a mental body transformation task, requiring them to mentally rotate their own body to the position of an avatar, while undergoing anodal, cathodal, or sham transcranial direct current stimulation… CONTINUE READING
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