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  1. tRNS increases responsivity of motor cortex via stochastic resonance: neural evidence in humans
    Weronika Potok1,2, Marc Bachinger1,2, Onno van der Groen1,3, Nicole Wenderoth1,2
    1Neural Control of Movement Lab, Department of Health and Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    2Neuroscience Center Zurich, University of Zurich, Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, University and Balgrist Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    3NeuroRehabilitation and Robotics Laboratory, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
  2. Resting-state effective connectivity changes during online tDCS over M1
    Sara Calzolari1,2, Roya Jalali1,2, Davinia Fernández-Espejo1,2,
    1School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    2Centre for Human Brain Health, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
  3. Intermittent theta burst stimulation prior to motor sequence learning modulates functional connectivity as well as GABA levels of the DLPFC
    Markeike A. Gann1,2, Bradley R. King1,2, Nina Dolfen1,2, Kimberley L. Chan3,4,5, Nicolaas A. J. Puts3,4, Richard A. E. Edden3,4, Marco Davare1,2, Dante Mantini1,2, Stephan P. Swinnen1,2, Edwin M. Robertson6, Genevieve Albouy1,2
    1Department of Movement Sciences, Movement Control and Neuroplasticity Research Group, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    2Leuven Brain Institute, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    3The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Raiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    4F. M. Kirby Research Center for Functional Brain Imaging, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    5Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    6Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  4. Behavioural effects of TMS over non-motor areas during object-oriented actions and perception
    Vonne van Polanen1, Guy Rens1, Gavin Buckingha2, Marco Davare1
    1Movement Control and Neuroplasticity Research Group, Biomedical Sciences Group, Department of Movement Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium
    2University of Exeter, Exeter
  5. Failure of sham control during 1mA and 2mA transcranial direct current stimulation
    Catherine Jackson, Christopher Turner, Gemma Learmonth
    Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology, University of Glasgow
  6. Inter-areal phase synchrony modulations motion discrimination: a tACS-EEG study
    Roberto Felipe Salamanca-Giron1,2, Estelle Raffin1,2, Krystel Huxlin3,4, Friedhelm Christoph Hummel1,2,5
    1Defitech Chair of Clinical Neuroengineering, Center for Neuroprosthetics and Brain Mind Institute, EPFL, Geneva, Switzerland
    2Defitech Chair of Clinical Neuroengineering, Center for Neuroprosthetics and Brain Mind Institute, EPFL Valais, Sion, Switzerland
    3The Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    4Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 14627, USA
    5Clinical Neuroscience, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
  7. Vagus nerve stimulation-induced laryngeal motor evoked potentials: a possible biomarker of effective nerve activation
    Simone Vespa1, Lars Stumpp1, Charlotte Bouckaert2, Jean Delbeke1, Hugo Smets3, Joaquin Cury3, Susana Ferrae Santos1,4, Herbert Rooijakkers5, Antoine Nonclercq3, Robrecht Raedt2, Kristl Vonck2,6, Riëm El Tahry1,4
    1Institute of Neuroscience (IONS), Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    24Brain, Institute for Neuroscience, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    3Bio, Electro and Mechanical Systems (BEAMS), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    4Centre for Refractory Epilepsy, Cliniques Universitaires Sant Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    5Department of Neurosurgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    6Reference Center for Refractory Epilepsy, Department of Neurology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  8. Changing PMd activity using anodal transcranial direct current stimulation during repetitive practice impacts sleep but not time dependent consolidation
    Taewon Kim & David L. Wright
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, USA
  9. Cognitive function changes with age with may be reflected by changes in prefrontal cortical activity (PFC)
    Aisha Islam
    Newcastle University
  10. Modulating the effective connectivity in the default mode network via tDCS over the right inferior parietal lobe
    Sean Coulborn1,2, Davinia Fernández-Espejo1,2
    1School of Psychology, University of Birmingham
    2Centre for Human Brain Health, University of Birmingham
  11. Changes in resting state brain networks post sports related concussions following an in home transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCVS) program – A Case Report
    Rebecca Kenny1,2, Marom Bikson4, Leigh Charvet5, Naznin Virji-Babul1,3
    1Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia
    2Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia
    3Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia
    4Department of Biomedical Engineering, The City College of the City University of New York
    5NYU MS Comprehensive Care Center, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine
    3Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, UCL, London.
  12. Proportions of robotic TMS cortical motor maps correlate with motor function in children
    Adrianna Giuffre, Zewdie E., Kuo H.C., Carlson H., Kirton A
    University of Calgary
  13. Changes in resting state brain networks and performance on a 2-ball juggling task following observation and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)
    Harvey Lee1, Rebecca Kenny1,2, Leyla Brucar1,2, Nicola Hodges3, Naznin Virji-Babul1,2
    1Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia
    2Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia
    3School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia
  14. Effect of combined tDCS and treadmill walking on cortical activity during dual task walking in young and older adults
    Diego Orcioli-Silva, Aisha Islam, Yen Phong, Mark R Baker, Lynn Rochester, Annette Pantall
    Newcastle University
  15. Suppressive occito-parietal interactions for visual perceptual learning
    Polytimi Frangou1, Vasileios M. Karlaftis1, Uzay E. Emir2, Marta Correia3, Caroline Nettekoven4, Emily L. Hinson4,5, Stephanie Larcombe4, Holly Bridge4, Charlotte J. Stagg4,5, Zoue Kourtzi1
    1Adaptive Brain Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge
    2School of Health Sciences, Purdue University
    3MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge
    4Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity (OHBA), Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
    5Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), Nuffied Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford
  16. Asymmetry of Brain Excitability: A New Biomarker that Predicts Objective and Subjective Symptoms in Multiple Sclerosis
    Chaves A.R.1, Wallack, E.M.1, Kelly, L.P.1, Pretty, R.W.1, Wiseman, H.D.1, Chen, A.1, Moore C.S.2, Stefanelli, M.3, Ploughman, M.1
    1Recovery and Performance Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, L.A. Miller Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John’s, NL, Canada
    2Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine,
  17. Imaging slow impedance changes in focal epilepsy model in porcine brain with EIT and depth electrodes
    Anna Witkowska-Wrobel1, Kirill Aristovich1, Abbe Crawford2, Jamie Viscasillas2, Thaleia-Rengina Stathopoulou2, Justin Perkins2, David Holder1
    1Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, University College London, United Kingdom
    2Royal Veterinary College, Hawskhead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, United Kingdom
  18. Cerebral blood flow and paired-pulse TMS: A potential relationship?
    Samantha Coté1, Russell Buttler1, Kevin Whittingstall1, Jean-Francois Lepage2
    1Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiobiology, Sherbrooke University
    2Department of Pediatrics, Sherbrooke University
  19. Focality of Excitatory and Inhibitory processes probed by paired pulse TMS
    Ekaterina Ivanina1, Anastasia Asmolova1, Michael Ivanov1, Novikov Pavel2, Vadim Nikulin2,4, Maria Nazarova2,3
    1Department of Psychology, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
    2Centre for Cognition and Decision Making, Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
    3Federal Center for Cerebrovascular Pathology and Stroke, The Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, Federal State Budget Institution, Moscow, Russia
    4Department of Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
  20. Is transcranial magnetic stimulation a useful biomarker for epilepsy?
    Satoshi Kodama1, Yuichiro Shirota1, Yusuke Sugiyama1, Juuri Otsuka1, Kazuya Sato1, Chihiro Hosoda2, Masashi Hamada1
    1Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
    2Department of Physiology, Teikyo University School of Medicine
  21. Effects of transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS) on decision making
    Yuri de Castro Machado
    Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  22. Transcranial direct current stimulation over parietal cortex enhances associative memory
    Jovana Bjekić, Katarina Vulić, Marco Živanović, Saša R Filipović
    Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade
  23. Investigating the aftereffect of tACS on network connectivity by combined tACS-EEG-fMRI
    I. Steinmann1, K.A. Williams2, C. Schmidt-Samoa1, P. Dechent1, M. Wilke1
    1Department of Cognitive Neurology, University Medicine Göttingen
    2Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
  1. No modulation of verbal working memory task performance by fronto-parietal theta tACS
    Anna Lena Biel, Lukas Röll, Elisabeth Sterner, Paul Sauseng
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität Munich, Germany
  2. Motor learning shapes temporal activity in human sensorimotor cortex
    Catharina Zich1,2, Mark M Woolrich1,2, Robert Becker1, Diego Vidaurre1,4, Jacqueline Scholl3, Emily J Hinson1,2, Laurie Josephs1, Sven Braeutigam1, Andrew J Quinn1, Charlotte J Stagg1,2
    1Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford. 2Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, FMRIB, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford. 3Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford. 4Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, University of Osaka.
  3. Combining reward and M1 transcranial direct current stimulation enhances the retention of newly learnt sensorimotor mappings
    Danny Spampinato, Zabina Satar, John Rothwell
    University College London
  4. Brain stimulation to modulate vigilant attention in elderly and stroke populations
    Elena Olgiati1, Ines Violante2, Lucia Li1, Ara Faraj1, Toby Sinclair1, Richard Wise, Paresh Malhotra1
    1Department of Medicine, Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London. 2School of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey. Deceased.
  5. TMS based neurofeedback allows to decode movement intentions for single fingers
    Ernest Mihelj1, Marc Bächinger1, Kathy Ruddy1,2, Nicole Wenderoth1
    1Neural Control of Movement Lab, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland. 2Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
  6. Corpus callosum or brainstem: which is most involved in coordination of facial muscles?
    Ginatempo F1,3, Manzo N2,3, Rothwell JC3, Deriu F1,
    1Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy. 2Department of Human Neurosciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy. 3Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK.
  7. Ineffective single-blinding during 1mA transcranial direct current stimulation
    Larissa Buhôt1, Robert Greinacher1, Lisa Möller1,2, Gemma Learmonth1
    1Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, FMRIB, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford. 2Institute of Neurology, UCL, London.
  8. Improving motor learning via phase-amplitude coupled theta-gamma tACS
    H Akkad1, J Dupont-Hadwen2, S Bestmann2, C J Stagg1
    1Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, FMRIB, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford. 2Institute of Neurology, UCL, London.
  9. Motor cortical changes in preparation for self-paces actions investigated with combined transcranial magnetic stimulation and electroencephalography
    Jaime Ibanez, L Rocchi, R Hannah, JC Rothwell
    Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London
  10. Lateralized EEG responses during visually induced vector from visual flicked in the alpha range and subsequent modulation using frequency matched tACS
    James Dowsett1,2, Christoph S Herrman5,6, Marianne Dietrich1,2,3,4, Paul C J Taylor1,2,3,
    1Department of Neurology, University Hospital, LMU Munich. 2German Centre for Vertigo and Balance Disorders, University Hospital, LMU Munich. 3Graduate School of Systematic Neurosciences, LMU Munich. 4SyNergy – Munich Cluster for Systems Neurology. 5Experimental Psychology Lab, Centre for Excellence “Hearing4all”, European Medical School, University of Oldenburg, Germany. 6Research Centre Neurosensory Science, University of Oldenburg, Germany.
  11. Short-interval intra-cortical facilitation in epilepsy
    Katri Silvennoinen
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology, UCL, London.
  12. Neural effects of continuous theta-burst stimulation on single neutrons in macaque parietal cortex
    Maria C Romero1,2, Peter Janssen1, Marco Davare2
    1Lab. Voor Neuro- Psychofysiologie, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. 2Onderzoeksgroep Bewegingscontrole & Neuroplasticiteit, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
  13. The heart-brain link in dementia: mid-life cardiovascular risk predicts poor brain health 20 years later
    Sana Suri1,2, Clare E Mackay1,2, Enikö Zsoldos1,2, Anya Topiwala1, Thomas Okell2, Michael Chappell2, Archana Singh-Manoux3, Mika Kivimaki3, Klaus P Ebmeier1,
    1Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford. 2Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, University of Oxford. 3Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, UCL, London.
  14. Effects of tDCS on mind-wandering and the default mode network
    Sean Coulborn, Davinia Fernández-Espejo
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK.
  15. The i-ExC game: enhance cognitive performance, physical fitness and interaction in the normal elderly
    Solaphat Hemrungrojn1,2, Nutnicha Phensresirikun2, Suwicha Jirayucharoensak2,3, Vishnu Kotrajaras3, Setha Pan-ngum2,3,
    1Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. 2CU-NECTEC, Centre of Technology for Cognitive Care in Elderly, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand. 3Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. 4National Electronics and Computer Technology Centre, Pathumthani, Thailand.
  16. The motor system reduces McGurk illusion – event related fMRI and TMS studies
    Takenobu Murakami1, Mitsunari Abe2, Juri Fujiwara3, Michuri Makuuchi4, Shunsuke Kobayashi1, Satoshi Eifuku, Yoshikazu Ugawa1,5
    1Department of Neurology. 2Centre for Neurological Disorders. 3Department of Systems Neuroscience. 5Department of Neuro-regeneration, Fukushima Medical University. 4Section of Neuropsychology, Research Institute of National Rehabilitation Centre for Persons with Disabilities.
  17. Parent-infant neural dynamics during social learning: an EEG hyperscanning study
    Victoria Leong
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and University of Cambridge, UK.
  18. The effect of menstrual cycle hormone fluctuations on GABAergic mechanisms: preliminary evidence from TMS and MRS
    Samantha Côté1,2, Amal Loudghi1,2, Jasmeen Sidhu1, Adrianna Mendrek4, Kevin Whittingstall1,2, Jean-Francois Lepage1,2,3
    1Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiobiology, Sherbrooke University. 2Sherbrooke University Research Center, 3001-12th Ave. North, Sherbrooke, Qc, Canada. 3Department of Pediatrics, Sherbrooke University, 3001-12th Ave. North, Sherbrooke, Qc, Canada. 4Department of Psychology, Bishop’s University, 2600 College St. Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.
  19. Can bilingualism facilitate flexibility in speech perception? Evidence from a cross-linguistic fNIRS investigation
    S Cheung1, E Parise1, S Brandt1, Luca Onnis2, G Westermann1
    1Lancaster University, UK. 2Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  20. fMRI-Guided TMS to Auditory Cortex During Processing of Broadband Noise Amplitude Modulated at Speech-Relevant Rate
    Adam Partridge
    CUBRIC, Cardiff University, UK.
  21. Investigating the Effect of Anodal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to the Cerebellum on Visuomotor Adaptation
    Caroline Nettekoven
    Physiological Neuroimaging Group, University of Oxford.
  22. Using NIBS and fMRI to study the role of ipsilateral M1 in motor learning
    Emily L Hinson1,2, Shaun Thein1, Francesca Back1,2, Charlotte J Stagg1,2
    1Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, United Kingdom 2Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity (OHBA), Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
  23. Protective effects of agathisflavone in the cerebellar ex vivo model of demyelination
    Monique Marylin Alves de Almeida Carneiro1,3; Francesca Pieropan3; Victor Diógenes A. da Silva1; Cleide dos Santos Souza2; Arthur M. Butt3; Silvia Lima Costa1.
    1Departament of Biofunction, Institute of Health Sciences, University Federal of Bahia, Brazil; 2Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield – UK 3School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Portsmouth-UK
  24. Deep Learning Prediction of Tissue Integrity
    Matthew Townend
    University of Manchester
  25. Modulating emotion perception using portico-cortical paired associative stimulation
    Ramisa Ahmed, Aikaterini Vafeiadou, Michael J Banissy
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, UK
  1. Learning to see: The role of GABAergic inhibition
    Polytimi Frangou, Uzay Emir, Caroline Nettekoven, Emily Hinson, Stephanie Larcombe, Holly Bridge, Charlotte Stagg, Zoe Kourtzi
  2. Investigation of dysfunction in cognitive brain networks in ALS y localisation of the sources of mismatch negativity
    Róisín Mc Mackin, Orla Hardiman, Richard Carson
    Trinity College Dublin
  3. Closed-loop application and artefact correction for tACS-EEG
    Sophia Wunder, Eliana García-Cossio, Falk Schlegelmilch
  4. An ERP study on suppressing recall of self-relevant words
    Alfred Veldhuis, Sanjay Kumar, Clare Rathbone, Michael Pilling
    Department of Psychology, Social Work and Public Health
  5. Representation of Visual Perspective and Body Size in the Extrastriate Body Area
    Mark Carey
    University of York
  6. Visual event-related potentials for autobiographical episodic memory
    Nareg Khachatoorian
    City, University of London
  7. Improvement of Functional Connectivity with rTMS in Veterans with Brain Injury
    Maheen M. Adamson
    Stanford Medical School
  8. Prefrontal cortex regulates amygdala response to threat in trait anxiety. Towards a mechanism of action of antidepressant response to transcranial direct current stimulation
    Dr Maria Ironside
    University of Oxford / Harvard Medical School
  9. Excitation-inhibitation balance in M1 sets the timescale of adaptation memory
    Pierre Petitet
    University of Oxford, UK.
  10. A Neuroiaging Study Investigating the Effects of Binge-drinking on Cognitive Performance
    Ryan McGrath, Dr Lynne Marrow
    University of Salford, UK.
  11. Modulating face memory in younger and older adults using transcranial random noise stimulation (tRNS)
    Tegan Penton
    King’s College, London
  12. Identifying neural muscle synergies of the human upper limb
    Thomas Richards, Samit Chakrabarty, Sarah Astill, Rory O’Connor
    School of Biomedical Sciences; Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds, UK.
  13. Keeping the Mind Sharp: High frequency rTMS impact on cognitive functions in schizophrenia – a pilot study
    Weronika Debowska, Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Polish Academy of Sciences
  14. Neuro-physiological change due to Cerebellar Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation
    Roya Jalali
    University of Birmingham
  15. Posterior parietal cortex contributes to hand selection: New evidence from human fMRI
    Aoife Fitzpatrick, Ken Valyear
    Bangor University
  16. tDCS-induced changes in neurochemicals in anatomically-distant regions: relationship with underlying structural connectivity
    Ainslie Johnstone
    University of Oxford
  17. Associative corticocortical plasticity in an action control pathway in the human brain
    Alejandra Sel
    University of Oxford
  18. A Neural Basis for Contagious Yawning: Investigating Automatic Imitation
    Beverley J Brown
    Nottingham University
  19. rTMS and the Role of the Right Temporoparietal Junction in a Simulation Interrogation Scenario
    Celia Guillard, Lasana Harris
    University College London
  20. Inhibitory motor processes related to action preparation as explored with transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Chotica Laksanaphuk
    School of Sport, Exercise, and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham
  21. Can Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation of the midline frontal cortex improve verbal learning? Implications for patients with post-stroke aphasia
    Fatemah Geranmayeh
    Imperial College, London
  22. Whether interhemispheric inhibition (IHI) has an effect on the corticospinal excitability of suppression and mediates competition resolution and impulse control?
    Lucia Li
    Imperial College, London
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