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File178 - A study of the relationship between mindfulness, distraction and brain stimulation2015-062019-07

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2014 Grants
Start date: 2015-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-178
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
178 - A study of the relationship between mindfulness, distraction and brain stimulation
Duration: 2015-06 - 2019-07
Researcher(s):
Fabrice Parmentier, Javier Garcia-Campayo, Margalida Gili-Planas, Mauro García-Toro, Pilar Andrés
Institution(s): University of the Balearic Islands, Palma (Spain); Hospital Universitario Miguelñ Servet, Zaragoza (Spain)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
Final report
1 Article
Language: eng
Author:
Parmentier, F.
Secondary author(s):
Garcia-Campayo, J., Gili-Planas, M., García-Toro, M., Andrés, P.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Attention / Mindfulness / tDCS / Psychophysiology and Parapsychology

File495 - Episodic memory enhancement in aging: the role of cognitive training combined with (bilateral) tDCS in the medial-temporal cortex and cerebellum on episodic memory performance in the elderly2015-072022-03

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2014 Grants
Start date: 2015-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-495
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
495 - Episodic memory enhancement in aging: the role of cognitive training combined with (bilateral) tDCS in the medial-temporal cortex and cerebellum on episodic memory performance in the elderly
Duration: 2015-07 - 2022-03
Researcher(s):
Mário Manuel Rodrigues Simões, Felipe Fregni, Filipe Fernandes, Jorge Evandro de Araújo Alves, Marcel Simis, Ana Rita Simões Martins
Institution(s): CINEICC - Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental/Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
Final report
Article
Language: eng
Author:
Simões, M. R.
Secondary author(s):
Fregni, F., Fernandes, F., Alves, J. E., Simis, M.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Memory decline assessment / Cognitive training / tDCS / Cerebellum / Psychophysiology

DocumentStimulating the aberrant brain: Evidence for increased cortical hyperexcitability from a transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) study of individuals predisposed to anomalous perceptions2015

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012
Location: SEC PCA
Title:
2012 Grants
Start date: 2013-02

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012-021
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 8/2012
Title:
021 - The depersonalized brain: Psychophysiological correlates of cortical hyperexcitability associated with signs of depersonalization, derealization and dissociation, in non-clinical samples
Duration: 2013-06 - 2015-09
Researcher(s):
Jason John Braithwaite
Institution(s): Behavioural Brain Sciences Centre, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Braithwaite, J. J.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Psychophysiology and Parapsychology / Biopsychological problems / Mental health / Dissociative disorders / Anomalous cognition/experiences

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012-021.03
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 8/2012
Title:
Stimulating the aberrant brain: Evidence for increased cortical hyperexcitability from a transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) study of individuals predisposed to anomalous perceptions
Publication year: 2015
URL:
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010945215001227
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Findings from neurological and clinical groups have shown that increased predisposition to anomalous experience/aura reflects an elevation in aberrant neural processes in the brain. However, studies of anomalous experiences in non-clinical/non-neurological groups are less clear on this matter and are more typically confined to subjective questionnaire measures alone. The current investigation, the first to our knowledge, carried out a transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) study of cortical hyperexcitability, and its association with anomalous experience in non-clinical/non-neurological groups. Sixty participants completed; (i) both excitatory (anodal) and inhibitory (cathodal) brain stimulation conditions of the visual cortex; (ii) a computerised pattern-glare task, where observers reported phantom visual distortions from viewing highly irritable visual patterns (a metric of cortical hyperexcitability), and; (iii) questionnaire measures of predisposition to anomalous perceptions. There were no reliable signs of cortical hyperexcitability (via pattern-glare tasks) when collapsed across the whole sample. However, a significant positive correlation between predisposition to anomalous experience and elevated signs of cortical hyperexcitability was observed. Crucially, there was a significant negative correlation between tDCS stimulatory conditions. A visual cortex that reacted more strongly to excitatory stimulation, responded less well to inhibitory suppression, and this pattern was related to predisposition to anomalous perceptions. Both findings are consistent with the presence of a hyperexcitable cortex. Collectively the present findings provide objective evidence that the brains of individuals predisposed to anomalous experiences/hallucinations can be hyperexcitable – even in the non-clinical/non-neurological population. These data are consistent with continuum models of anomalous experience and have important implications for contemporary theories of aberrations in self-consciousness.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Author:
Braithwaite, J. J.
Secondary author(s):
Mevorach, C., Takahashi, C.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
3
Percentiles:
7
Reference:
Braithwaite, J. J., Mevorach, C., & Takahashi, C. (2015). Stimulating the aberrant brain: Evidence for increased cortical hyperexcitability from a transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) study of individuals predisposed to anomalous perceptions. Cortex, 69, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2015.03.023
2-year Impact Factor: 4.314|2015
Times cited: 13|2024-02-07
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q1
Keywords: Cortical hyperexcitability / TDCS / Hallucinations / Brain stimulation / Pattern-glare

DocumentNeural underpinnings of the “agent brain”: new evidence from transcranial direct current stimulation2015

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012
Location: SEC PCA
Title:
2012 Grants
Start date: 2013-02

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012-084
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 13/2012
Title:
084 - Neural bases of time processing: combining neuroimaging techniques and clinical evidence
Duration: 2013-03 - 2016-04
Researcher(s):
Patrizia Bisiacchi, Gianna Maria Toffolo, Vincenza Tarantino, Elias Casula, Giovanni Mento, Demis Basso
Institution(s): Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale, Università di Padova (Italy)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Bisiacchi, P.
Secondary author(s):
Toffolo, G., Tarantino, V., Casula, E., Mento, G., Basso, D.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Cognitive processes / Brain structure and function / Biopsychological problems / Childhood and adolescent disorders / Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) / Neurodegenerative disorders / Parkinson's disease

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012-084.10
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 13/2012
Title:
Neural underpinnings of the “agent brain”: new evidence from transcranial direct current stimulation
Publication year: 2015
URL:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ejn.12937/abstract;jsessionid=C046FE04E4E1A6681B0CFDA299F15605.f01t01
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Intentional binding (IB) refers to the temporal compression between a voluntary action and its sensory effect, and it is considered an implicit measure of sense of agency (SoA), that is, the capacity to control one's own actions. IB has been thoroughly studied from a behavioural point of view but only few studies have investigated its neural underpinnings, always using the same two paradigms. Although providing evidence that the supplementary motor complex is involved, findings are still too scarce to draw definitive conclusions. The aim of the present study was to establish a causal relationship between the pre-supplementary motor area (pre-SMA), known for its key role in action planning and initiation, and IB by means of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). Participants underwent anodal, cathodal and sham control stimulations during three separate sessions (Experiment I). Subsequently, they underwent the same stimulation protocol (Experiment II) using as control a region potentially involved in the processing of the sensory effects of voluntary action (i.e., the right primary auditory cortex for the auditory effects of action). A significant reduction in IB was found only after stimulation of the pre-SMA, which supports the causal contribution of this prefrontal area in the perceived linkage between action and its effects. As SoA could be disrupted in many psychiatric and neurological diseases, these results have direct clinical relevance as tDCS could be successfully used in this domain in virtue of the promising advantages it offers for rehabilitation.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Cavazzana, A.
Secondary author(s):
Penolazzi, B., Begliomini, C., Bisiacchi, P.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Percentiles:
6
Reference:
Cavazzana, A., Penolazzi, B., Begliomini, C., & Bisiacchi, P. (2015). Neural underpinnings of the “agent brain”: new evidence from transcranial direct current stimulation. European Journal of Neuroscience, 42(3), 1889-1894. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.12937
2-year Impact Factor: 2.975|2015
Times cited: 24|2024-02-07
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q2
Keywords: Intentional binding / Neural bases / Pre-SMA / Sense of agency / tDCS / Voluntary action

Neural underpinnings of the “agent brain”: new evidence from transcranial direct current stimulation

Neural underpinnings of the “agent brain”: new evidence from transcranial direct current stimulation

DocumentP262: High-definition transcranial direct current stimulation (HD-tDCS): a TMS study to investigate focal motor cortex (M1) excitability2014

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012
Location: SEC PCA
Title:
2012 Grants
Start date: 2013-02

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012-084
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 13/2012
Title:
084 - Neural bases of time processing: combining neuroimaging techniques and clinical evidence
Duration: 2013-03 - 2016-04
Researcher(s):
Patrizia Bisiacchi, Gianna Maria Toffolo, Vincenza Tarantino, Elias Casula, Giovanni Mento, Demis Basso
Institution(s): Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale, Università di Padova (Italy)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Bisiacchi, P.
Secondary author(s):
Toffolo, G., Tarantino, V., Casula, E., Mento, G., Basso, D.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Cognitive processes / Brain structure and function / Biopsychological problems / Childhood and adolescent disorders / Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) / Neurodegenerative disorders / Parkinson's disease

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012-084.12
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 13/2012
Title:
P262: High-definition transcranial direct current stimulation (HD-tDCS): a TMS study to investigate focal motor cortex (M1) excitability
Publication year: 2014
URL:
http://www.clinph-journal.com/article/S1388-2457(14)50383-5/abstract
Language: eng
Author:
Ciocca, M.
Secondary author(s):
Cappon, D., Priori, A., Rothwell, J. C.
Document type:
Abstract
Number of reproductions:
1
Reference:
Ciocca, M., Cappon, D., Priori, A., & Rothwell, J. C. (2014). P262: High-definition transcranial direct current stimulation (HD-tDCS): a TMS study to investigate focal motor cortex (M1) excitability. Clinical Neuropsychology, 125(S1), S118. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1388-2457(14)50383-5
Indexed document: Yes
Keywords: tDCS

File121 - Effects of subconscious, nonlocal, and retroactive information on participants’ choice/decision and neural activities2019-02

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2018
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2018 Grants
Start date: 2019-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2018-121
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
121 - Effects of subconscious, nonlocal, and retroactive information on participants’ choice/decision and neural activities
Duration: 2019-02
Researcher(s):
Liang Shan
Institution(s): School of Life Science and Technology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu (China)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Research Funding Agreement
Language: eng
Notes:
Ongoing project
Author: Shan, L.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Nonlocal / Retroactive / tDCS / Classification algorithm / Psychophysiology and Parapsychology

File160 - Exploring the effect of transcranial direct current stimulation during sleep on fear extinction learning2019-04

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2018
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2018 Grants
Start date: 2019-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2018-160
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
160 - Exploring the effect of transcranial direct current stimulation during sleep on fear extinction learning
Duration: 2019-04
Researcher(s):
Carmelo Vicario, Michael A Nitsche, Vuk Markovic
Institution(s): Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors, Dortmund (Germany); Department of Cognitive Science, University of Messina (Italy)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Research Funding Agreement
Language: eng
Notes:
This project hasn't started yet
Author: Vicario, C.
Secondary author(s):
Nitsche, M. A., Markovic, V.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
tDCS / Fear extinction learning / Pre-frontal cortex / Psychophysiology

DocumentTranscranial electrical stimulation: What we know and do not know about mechanisms2017

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2014 Grants
Start date: 2015-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-277
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
277 - Cortical excitability and connectivity in the lifespan: a neurophysiological study
Duration: 2015-09 - 2019-06
Researcher(s):
Anna Fertonani, Cornelia Pirulli
Institution(s): IRCCS Istituto Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia (Italy)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Research Funding Agreement
Progress report
Final report
Article
Language: eng
Author:
Fertonani, A.
Secondary author(s):
Pirulli, C., Bollini, A.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Aging / Neuroplasticity / Brain stimulation techniques / TMS-EEG / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-277.02
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Transcranial electrical stimulation: What we know and do not know about mechanisms
Publication year: 2017
URL:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5405830/
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
In recent years, there has been remarkable progress in the understanding and practical use of transcranial electrical stimulation (tES) techniques. Nevertheless, to date, this experimental effort has not been accompanied by substantial reflections on the models and mechanisms that could explain the stimulation effects. Given these premises, the aim of this article is to provide an updated picture of what we know about the theoretical models of tES that have been proposed to date, contextualized in a more specific and unitary framework. We demonstrate that these models can explain the tES behavioral effects as distributed along a continuum from stimulation dependent to network activity dependent. In this framework, we also propose that stochastic resonance is a useful mechanism to explain the general online neuromodulation effects of tES. Moreover, we highlight the aspects that should be considered in future research. We emphasize that tES is not an "easy-to-use" technique; however, it may represent a very fruitful approach if applied within rigorous protocols, with deep knowledge of both the behavioral and cognitive aspects and the more recent advances in the application of stimulation.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Fertonani, A.
Secondary author(s):
Miniussi, C.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Percentiles:
3
Reference:
Fertonani, A., & Miniussi, C. (2017). Transcranial electrical stimulation: What we know and do not know about mechanisms. Neuroscientist, 23(2), 109-123. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073858416631966
2-year Impact Factor: 7.461|2017
Times cited: 261|2024-02-08
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q1
Keywords: NIBS / Cognition / Models / Neuroenhancement / Neuromodulation / Noninvasive brain stimulation / Stochastic resonance / tACS / tDCS / tES / tRNS

Transcranial electrical stimulation: What we know and do not know about mechanisms

Transcranial electrical stimulation: What we know and do not know about mechanisms

DocumentAssessing the role of the left dorsal frontal cortex in working memory guidance: attentional or mnemonic? A neurostimulation study2019

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2010
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 23
Title:
2010 Grants
Start date: 2011-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2010-072
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 8/2010
Title:
072 - Neurocognitive mechanisms supporting the influence of memory on visual attention in healthy and disease
Duration: 2011-04 - 2013-10
Researcher(s):
José Miguel Pinto Cardoso de Bourbon Teles, David Soto, Paul Bentley
Institution(s): Centre for Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Imperial College London (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress report
Final report
Poster
Language: eng
Author:
de Bourbon Teles, J.
Secondary author(s):
Soto, D., Bentley, P.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Cognitive processes / Attention / Memory / Brain structure and function / Biopsychological problems / Diseases/Injuries

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2010-072.04
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 8/2010
Title:
Assessing the role of the left dorsal frontal cortex in working memory guidance: attentional or mnemonic? A neurostimulation study
Publication year: 2019
URL:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0306452219303057?via%3Dihub
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT
Perceptual selection can be guided by the contents of working memory (WM). Neuroimaging and neuropsychological data points to a role of a fronto-parietal and fronto-thalamic networks in WM guidance. Here we assessed the effect of transcranial direct current stimulation of the left dorsal frontal cortex (lDFC) in a combined WM/attention paradigm. We asked the extent to which the lDFC is implicated in mnemonic and selective attention functions during WM guidance of behaviour. Observers were asked to keep information in memory while searching for a visual target, while the validity of WM contents for the search task varied. We tested the effects of lDFC-tDCS on the strength of WM guidance of search, whether any tDCS effect is dependent on the amount of WM load, and whether lDFC-tDCS primarily influences how WM contents are retained, the process of selective attention in search task, or both. Consistent with prior behavioural findings, we found that (i) selection of items that matched the contents of WM was facilitated relative to non-matching items and (ii) this WM guidance effect was reduced when the level processing/cognitive load in WM was higher. Notably, across two experiments we found that lDFC-tDCS modulated WM guidance of visual selection in the context of high processing loads in WM. No effects of tDCS were observed in WM accuracy. These findings demonstrate that the role of the left dorsal frontal cortex in WM guidance is associated with selective attentional control rather than mnemonic processing.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
de Bourbon Teles, J.
Secondary author(s):
Soto, D.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Percentiles:
7
Reference:
de Bourbon Teles, J., & Soto, D. (2019). Assessing the role of the left dorsal frontal cortex in working memory guidance: attentional or mnemonic? A neurostimulation study. Neuroscience, 411, 140-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.04.049
2-year Impact Factor: 3.056|2019
Times cited: 3|2024-02-12
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q2
Keywords: Working memory / Attention / Vision / tDCS / Frontal / Search

DocumenttDCS over posterior parietal cortex increases cortical excitability but decreases learning: an ERPs and TMS-EEG study2020

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2016 Grants
Start date: 2017-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-051
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
051 - Cognitive plasticity: Modulation and monitoring through a neurophysiological approach
Duration: 2017-03 - 2020-03
Researcher(s):
Carlo Miniussi, Romina Esposito
Institution(s): Centre for Mind/Brain Sciences - CIMeC, University of Trento, Rovereto (Italy)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
Final report
Author: Miniussi, C.
Secondary author(s):
Esposito, R.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Cognitive plasticity / Connectivity / Memory / Neuromodulation / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-051.03
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
tDCS over posterior parietal cortex increases cortical excitability but decreases learning: an ERPs and TMS-EEG study
Publication year: 2020
URL:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0006899320305850?via%3Dihub
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
The application of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (AtDCS) is generally associated with increased neuronal excitability and enhanced cognitive functioning. Nevertheless, previous work showed that applying this straight reasoning does not always lead to the desired results at behavioural level. Here, we investigated electrophysiological markers of AtDCS-mediated effects on visuo-spatial contextual learning (VSCL). In order to assess cortical excitability changes after 3 mA AtDCS applied over posterior parietal cortex, event-related potentials (ERPs) were collected during task performance. Additionally, AtDCS-induced effects on cortical excitability were explored by measuring TMS-evoked potentials (TEPs) collected before AtDCS, after AtDCS and after AtDCS and VSCL interaction. Behavioural results revealed that the application of AtDCS induced a reduction of VSCL. At the electrophysiological level, ERPs showed enhanced cortical response (P2 component) in the group receiving Real-AtDCS as compared to Sham-AtDCS. Cortical responsiveness at rest as measured by TEP, did not indicate any significant difference between Real- and Sham-tDCS groups, albeit a trend was present. Overall, our results suggest that AtDCS increases cortical response to incoming visuo-spatial stimuli, but with no concurrent increase in learning. Detrimental effects on behaviour could result from the interaction between AtDCS- and task-mediated cortical activation. This interaction might enhance cortical excitability and hinder normal task-related neuroplastic phenomena subtending learning.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Grasso, P. A.
Secondary author(s):
Tonolli, E., Bortoletto, M., Miniussi, C.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Percentiles:
6
Reference:
Grasso, P. A., Tonolli, E., Bortoletto, M., & Miniussi, C. (2020). tDCS over posterior parietal cortex increases cortical excitability but decreases learning: an ERPs and TMS-EEG study. Brain Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2020.147227
2-year Impact Factor: 3.242|2020
Times cited: 14|2024-02-13
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q3
Keywords: tDCS / TMS-EEG / ERP / Visuo-spatial learning

DocumentBehavioral and electrophysiological effects of network-based frontoparietal tDCS in patients with severe brain injury: A randomized controlled trial2020

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: NDE
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/Outros Apoios
Title:
Characterization of “Near-Death Experiences” through the comparison of experiencers and non-experiencers’ particularities: inter-individual differences in cognitive characteristics and susceptibility to false memories
Duration: 2016-03 - 2019-03
Researcher(s):
Steven Laureys, Charlotte Martial, Vanessa Charland-Verville, Héléna Cassol
Institution(s): Coma Science Group, University of Liège (Belgium)
Contents: Application
Research Funding Agreement
Progress report
Final report
Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Laureys, S.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Parapsychology and Psychophysiology / Near-death experience / Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)

Reference code: NDE-67
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/Outros Apoios
Title:
Behavioral and electrophysiological effects of network-based frontoparietal tDCS in patients with severe brain injury: A randomized controlled trial
Publication year: 2020
URL:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7511767/
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
BACKGROUND
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) may promote the recovery of severely brain-injured patients with disorders of consciousness (DOC). Prior tDCS studies targeted single brain regions rather than brain networks critical for consciousness recovery.
OBJECTIVE
Investigate the behavioral and electrophysiological effects of multifocal tDCS applied over the frontoparietal external awareness network in patients with chronic acquired DOC.
METHODS
Forty-six patients were included in this randomized double-blind sham-controlled crossover trial (median [interquartile range]: 46 [35 - 59] years old; 12 [5 - 47] months post injury; 17 unresponsive wakefulness syndrome, 23 minimally conscious state (MCS) and 6 emerged from the MCS). Multifocal tDCS was applied for 20 min using 4 anodes and 4 cathodes with 1 mA per electrode. Coma Recovery Scale-Revised (CRS-R) assessment and 10 min of resting state electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings were acquired before and after the active and sham sessions.
RESULTS
At the group level, there was no tDCS behavioral treatment effect. However, following active tDCS, the EEG complexity significantly increased in low frequency bands (1-8 Hz). CRS-R total score improvement was associated with decreased baseline complexity in those bands. At the individual level, after active tDCS, new behaviors consistent with conscious awareness emerged in 5 patients. Conversely, 3 patients lost behaviors consistent with conscious awareness.
CONCLUSION
The behavioral effect of multifocal frontoparietal tDCS varies across patients with DOC. Electrophysiological changes were observed in low frequency bands but not translated into behavioral changes at the group level.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Martens, G.
Secondary author(s):
Kroupi, E., Bodien, Y., Frasso, G., Annen, J., Cassol, H., Barra, A., Martial, C., Gosseries, O., Lejeune, N., Soria-Frisch, A., Ruffini, G., Laureys, S., Thibaut, A.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
3
Percentiles:
5
Reference:
Martens, G., Kroupi, E., Bodien, Y., Frasso, G., Annen, J., Cassol, H., Barra, A., ... Thibaut, A. (2020). Behavioral and electrophysiological effects of network-based frontoparietal tDCS in patients with severe brain injury: A randomized controlled trial. NeuroImage: Clinical, 28: 102426. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102426
2-year Impact Factor: 4.881|2020
Times cited: 21|2024-02-13
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q2
Keywords: TDCS / Network / Minimally conscious state / Unresponsive wakefulness syndrome / EEG / Consciousness

Behavioral and electrophysiological effects of network-based frontoparietal tDCS in patients with severe brain injury: A randomized controlled trial

Behavioral and electrophysiological effects of network-based frontoparietal tDCS in patients with severe brain injury: A randomized controlled trial

DocumentPolarity-specific transcranial direct current stimulation effects on object-selective neural responses in the inferior parietal lobe2017

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2014 Grants
Start date: 2015-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-495
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
495 - Episodic memory enhancement in aging: the role of cognitive training combined with (bilateral) tDCS in the medial-temporal cortex and cerebellum on episodic memory performance in the elderly
Duration: 2015-07 - 2022-03
Researcher(s):
Mário Manuel Rodrigues Simões, Felipe Fregni, Filipe Fernandes, Jorge Evandro de Araújo Alves, Marcel Simis, Ana Rita Simões Martins
Institution(s): CINEICC - Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental/Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
Final report
Article
Language: eng
Author:
Simões, M. R.
Secondary author(s):
Fregni, F., Fernandes, F., Alves, J. E., Simis, M.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Memory decline assessment / Cognitive training / tDCS / Cerebellum / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-495.06
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Polarity-specific transcranial direct current stimulation effects on object-selective neural responses in the inferior parietal lobe
Publication year: 2017
URL:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0010945217302204?via%3Dihub
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Neuromodulation techniques such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) are routinely used for treating neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, and for enhancement of cognitive abilities. Recently, their effectiveness in modulating behavioral and neural responses has been questioned. Here we use excitatory and inhibitory tDCS prior to a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) experiment to show that neural responses for an area's preferred stimuli depend on the polarity of stimulation. This is an important, yet overlooked, data point in demonstrating the effectiveness of these stimulation techniques. Our results show that response preferences in the target area are dependent on the polarity of the tDCS session preceding the fMRI experiment these preferences are less distinct in the cathodal than in the anodal session. As such, we show unequivocally that tDCS modulates neural responses. This result is of the utmost importance in demonstrating the effectiveness of tDCS for clinical and experimental purposes. (C) 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Language:
eng
Author:
Almeida, J.
Secondary author(s):
Martins, A. R., Bergström, F., Amaral, L., Freixo, A., Ganho-Ávila, A., Kristensen, S., Lee, D., Nogueira, J., Ruttorf, M.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Percentiles:
7
Reference:
Almeida, J., Martins, A. R., Bergström, F., Amaral, L., Freixo, A., Ganho-Ávila, A., Kristensen, S., Lee, D., Nogueira, J., & Ruttorf, M. (2017). Polarity-specific transcranial direct current stimulation effects on object-selective neural responses in the inferior parietal lobe. Cortex, 94, 176-181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2017.07.001
2-year Impact Factor: 4.907|2017
Times cited: 13|2024-02-08
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q1
Keywords: tDCS / fMRI / Neuromodulation / IPL / Tools

DocumentWorking memory training coupled with transcranial direct current stimulation in older adults: A randomized controlled experiment2022

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2016 Grants
Start date: 2017-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-286
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
286 - Getting the aging brain to train: A working memory and neurostimulation approach
Duration: 2017-06 - 2023-03
Researcher(s):
Adriana Sampaio, Ana Teixeira Santos, Sandra Carvalho, Jorge Leite, Ana Raquel, Felipe Fregni
Institution(s): Psychology Research Center (CIPsi), School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga (Portugal); Spaulding-Labuschange Neuromodulation Center, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital & Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Charlestown (USA)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Research Funding Agreement
Progress report
Final report
Articles
Author: Sampaio, A.
Secondary author(s):
Teixeira-Santos, A. C., Carvalho, S., Leite, J., Mesquita, A. R., Fregni, F.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Working memory training / Aging / Brain plasticity / Cognitive plasticity / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-286.05
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Working memory training coupled with transcranial direct current stimulation in older adults: A randomized controlled experiment
Publication year: 2022
URL:
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnagi.2022.827188/full
Abstract/Results: Background: Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been employed to boost working memory training (WMT) effects. Nevertheless, there is limited evidence on the efficacy of this combination in older adults. The present study is aimed to assess the delayed transfer effects of tDCS coupled with WMT in older adults in a 15-day follow-up. We explored if general cognitive ability, age, and educational level predicted the effects.
Methods: In this single-center, double-blind randomized sham-controlled experiment, 54 older adults were randomized into three groups: anodal-tDCS (atDCS)+WMT, sham-tDCS (stDCS)+WMT, and double-sham. Five sessions of tDCS (2 mA) were applied over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC). Far transfer was measured by Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices (RAPM), while the near transfer effects were assessed through Digit Span. A frequentist linear mixed model (LMM) was complemented by a Bayesian approach in data analysis.
Results: Working memory training improved dual n-back performance in both groups submitted to this intervention but only the group that received atDCS+WMT displayed a significant improvement from pretest to follow-up in transfer measures of reasoning (RAPM) and short-term memory (forward Digit Span). Near transfer improvements predicted gains in far transfer, demonstrating that the far transfer is due to an improvement in the trained construct of working memory. Age, formal education, and vocabulary score seem to predict the gains in reasoning. However, Bayesian results do not provide substantial evidence to support this claim.
Conclusion: This study will help to consolidate the incipient but auspicious field of cognitive training coupled with tDCS in healthy older adults. Our findings demonstrated that atDCS may potentialize WMT by promoting transfer effects in short-term memory and reasoning in older adults, which are observed especially at follow-up.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Teixeira-Santos, A. C.
Secondary author(s):
Moreira, C., Pereira, D., Pinal, D., Fregni, F., Leite, J., Carvalho, S., Sampaio, A.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Percentiles:
4
Reference:
Teixeira-Santos, A. C., Moreira, C., Pereira, D., Pinal, D., Fregni, F., Leite, J., Carvalho, S. & Sampaio, A. (2022). Working memory training coupled with transcranial direct current stimulation in older adults: A randomized controlled experiment. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 14, 827188. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2022.827188
2-year Impact Factor: 4.800|2022
Times cited: 8|2024-02-15
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q2
Keywords: tDCS / Cognitive training / Working memory / Neuroplasticity / Older adults / Reasoning / Transfer effects

Working memory training coupled with transcranial direct current stimulation in older adults: A randomized controlled experiment

Working memory training coupled with transcranial direct current stimulation in older adults: A randomized controlled experiment

DocumentFinal report - Episodic memory enhancement in aging: the role of cognitive training combined with (bilateral) tDCS in the medial-temporal cortex and cerebellum on episodic memory performance in the elderly2018

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2014 Grants
Start date: 2015-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-495
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
495 - Episodic memory enhancement in aging: the role of cognitive training combined with (bilateral) tDCS in the medial-temporal cortex and cerebellum on episodic memory performance in the elderly
Duration: 2015-07 - 2022-03
Researcher(s):
Mário Manuel Rodrigues Simões, Felipe Fregni, Filipe Fernandes, Jorge Evandro de Araújo Alves, Marcel Simis, Ana Rita Simões Martins
Institution(s): CINEICC - Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental/Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
Final report
Article
Language: eng
Author:
Simões, M. R.
Secondary author(s):
Fregni, F., Fernandes, F., Alves, J. E., Simis, M.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Memory decline assessment / Cognitive training / tDCS / Cerebellum / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-495.01
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Final report - Episodic memory enhancement in aging: the role of cognitive training combined with (bilateral) tDCS in the medial-temporal cortex and cerebellum on episodic memory performance in the elderly
Publication year: 2018
Abstract/Results:
ABSTRACT:
BACKGROUND
Cognitive training (CT) has been widely implemented and it is currently accepted as the most promising method to alleviate cognitive decline. Several techniques have been combined with CT to explore the synergetic effects and, recently, a beneficial effect has been shown after the combination with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS).
AIMS
Here we combined multiple sessions CT with tDCS to assess verbal episodic memory improvement in healthy elderly subjects, compared with sham and a wait list group.
METHOD
We tested whether CT and excitatory tDCS over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (lDLPFC) or right cerebellar cortex (rCC) facilitates verbal episodic memory, compared with sham stimulation and a wait list control group. CT was applied daily for 1 hour, after 20 minutes of tDCS, over 12 sessions. Performance on memory and other cognitive tasks was evaluated at baseline and postintervention, using behavioral and neuroimaging tools. Participants were healthy elderly, = 60 years, right-handed, without history of neuropsychiatric disease.
RESULTS
Data suggest an improvement in verbal episodic memory tasks in the groups receiving CT + tDCS. Interestingly, there is a greater improvement and consistency in the group receiving CT+ tDCS in the rCC. Neuroimaging data supports the results from the neuropsychological assessment. Specifically, tDCS over the right cerebellum + CT increased the functional connectivity in the left hippocampus.
CONCLUSIONS
These data suggest that CT and neuromodulation hold promise as a means to enhance cognitive functions in healthy elderly. Greater light is also shed on the role of the cerebellar cortex in cognitive processing.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Simões, M. R.
Secondary author(s):
Fernandes, F., Alves, J. E., Simis, M. , Martins, A. R., Almeida, J.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
1
Reference:
Simões, M. R., Fernandes, F., Alves, J. E., Simis, M., Martins, A. R., & Almeida, J. (2018). Final report - Episodic memory enhancement in aging: the role of cognitive training combined with (bilateral) tDCS in the medial-temporal cortex and cerebellum on episodic memory performance in the elderly.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Aging / Cognitive enhancement / tDCS / fMRI / Cerebellum

Final report - Episodic memory enhancement in aging: the role of cognitive training combined with (bilateral) tDCS in the medial-temporal cortex and cerebellum on episodic memory performance in the elderly

Final report - Episodic memory enhancement in aging: the role of cognitive training combined with (bilateral) tDCS in the medial-temporal cortex and cerebellum on episodic memory performance in the elderly

DocumentWorking memory and neuroplasticity in older people: A behavioral and neurofunctional approach2020

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2016 Grants
Start date: 2017-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-286
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
286 - Getting the aging brain to train: A working memory and neurostimulation approach
Duration: 2017-06 - 2023-03
Researcher(s):
Adriana Sampaio, Ana Teixeira Santos, Sandra Carvalho, Jorge Leite, Ana Raquel, Felipe Fregni
Institution(s): Psychology Research Center (CIPsi), School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga (Portugal); Spaulding-Labuschange Neuromodulation Center, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital & Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Charlestown (USA)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Research Funding Agreement
Progress report
Final report
Articles
Author: Sampaio, A.
Secondary author(s):
Teixeira-Santos, A. C., Carvalho, S., Leite, J., Mesquita, A. R., Fregni, F.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Working memory training / Aging / Brain plasticity / Cognitive plasticity / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-286.06
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Working memory and neuroplasticity in older people: A behavioral and neurofunctional approach
Publication year: 2020
URL:
https://repositorium.sdum.uminho.pt/handle/1822/76490
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Working memory training (WMT) has been used to promote neuroplasticity in older people and tDCS has been proposed to boost WMT effects. Nevertheless, there is not robust evidence of WMT effectiveness and the few studies assessing the combination of tDCS with WMT used cognitive tasks as endpoints. However, the use of different markers, as the event-related potentials (ERPs), can be useful to better understand the combined or individual effects of these interventions. Thus, the studies presented in this dissertation aimed to assess WMT effects, as well as, the add-on effects of tDCS. Given the need to use different endpoints to measures WMT-induced neuroplasticity, an additional aim was to assess if the ERPs can be used as indexes of fluid intelligence (Gf), a commonly assessed constructed to infer generalization of WMT. In the first study, we presented a meta-analysis on the effects of WMT in healthy elderly. Small significant and long-lasting gains were observed in working memory (WM), but not in short-term memory (STM) and Gf tasks. Type of training tasks, the adopted outcome measures, the training duration, and the total number of training hours moderated WMT effects. In the second study, we performed a systematic review on the uses of tDCS to boost WM in healthy older adults. The studies suggest that tDCS may modulate WM in this population, improving the accuracy and shortening the reaction time. In the third study, we performed a randomized double-blind controlled experiment to evaluate the effects of 5-day WMT coupled with tDCS in healthy older adults. Fifty-four participants were assigned to one of three groups: 1) WMT (dual n-back task)+active tDCS (atDCS); 2) WMT+sham tDCS (stDCS); or 3) sham task + sham tDCS. During the training, both groups that performed the dual n-back task (WMT+atDCS; WMT+stDCS) improved throughout sessions, with no significant differences between them. However, the “WMT+atDCS” was the only group that presented gains in Gf and verbal STM after training (i.e., next day after the intervention) and at follow-up (i.e., 15 days follow-up). Finally, in the fourth study, we explored whether ERP components (i.e., P2, P3b and the LPC - late positive complex) are associated with Gf in the elderly. Fifty-seven participants performed a continuous performance task and a visual oddball paradigm while EEG was recorded. They were divided into high-performance (HP) and low performance (LP) groups according to their performance in the Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices test (RAPM). HP group presented significant higher LPC amplitudes in the CPT and shorter P3b latencies in the oddball task when compared to the LP group.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Teixeira-Santos, A. C.
Document type:
Doctoral thesis
Number of reproductions:
1
Reference:
Teixeira-Santos, A. C. (2020). Working memory and neuroplasticity in older people: A behavioral and neurofunctional
approach (Doctoral thesis in Basic Psychology, Escola de Psicologia, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal). Retrieved at: https://repositorium.sdum.uminho.pt/handle/1822/76490
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Fluid intelligence / Late positive complex / Older adults / P3b / tDCS / Working memory training

Working memory and neuroplasticity in older people: A behavioral and neurofunctional approach

Working memory and neuroplasticity in older people: A behavioral and neurofunctional approach

DocumentFinal report - Getting the aging brain to train: A working memory and neurostimulation approach2023

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2016 Grants
Start date: 2017-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-286
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
286 - Getting the aging brain to train: A working memory and neurostimulation approach
Duration: 2017-06 - 2023-03
Researcher(s):
Adriana Sampaio, Ana Teixeira Santos, Sandra Carvalho, Jorge Leite, Ana Raquel, Felipe Fregni
Institution(s): Psychology Research Center (CIPsi), School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga (Portugal); Spaulding-Labuschange Neuromodulation Center, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital & Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Charlestown (USA)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Research Funding Agreement
Progress report
Final report
Articles
Author: Sampaio, A.
Secondary author(s):
Teixeira-Santos, A. C., Carvalho, S., Leite, J., Mesquita, A. R., Fregni, F.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Working memory training / Aging / Brain plasticity / Cognitive plasticity / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-286.01
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Final report - Getting the aging brain to train: A working memory and neurostimulation approach
Publication year: 2023
Abstract/Results:
ABSTRACT:
BACKGROUND
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been suggested to boost working memory training (WMT) effects. Nevertheless, few studies have explored the effects of WMT coupled with tDCS in older adults.
AIMS
To assess the effects of 5-days WMT coupled with tDCS on near- (Digit Span and Corsi Block Taping) and far- (Raven Advanced Progressive Matrices - RAPM) transfer tasks, as well as, in the event-related potentials (ERPs) and salivary IGF-1. An additional aim was to assess if ERPs are related with fluid intelligence (Gf), a commonly assessed constructed to infer generalization of WMT effects.
METHOD
54 healthy old adults (Mage = 68.6, SDage = 6.0; 32 females) were randomly assigned to one of three groups: 1) WMT (dual n-back task) + atDCS (anodal, 2 mA; 20min; placed over left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex); 2) WMT + sham tDCS; 3) double-placebo. Assessments were carried out at baseline; post-training; 15 days follow-up. An EEG study was performed using baseline data to explore whether ERP components (i.e., P2, P3b and the LPC - late positive complex) were associated with Gf in the elderly.
RESULTS
The analyses showed that only atDCS+WMT group displayed a significant improvement in Gf and short-term memory (forward digit span). Those results are in line with studies performed in the context of this project. First, our meta-analysis showed small significant and long-lasting near transfer effects of WMT, which was not the case for far transfer effects measured in Gf tasks. We also suggested that tDCS may modulate WM in older adults boosting cognitive processes involved in WM, by conducting a systematic review. Finally, our last study showed that high performance participants presented significant higher LPC amplitudes and shorter P3b latencies elicited by attention tasks when compared to the LP group.
CONCLUSIONS
WMT yielded transfer effects restricted to WM ability, while tDCS boosted its effects producing far transfer to Gf. Our results also suggested that the ERPs are associated with the Gf performance in older adults.
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Language:
eng
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
1
Reference:
Sampaio, A. (2023). Final report - Getting the aging brain to train: A working memory and neurostimulation approach.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: tDCS / Working memory training / Neuroplasticity aging

Final report - Getting the aging brain to train: A working memory and neurostimulation approach

Final report - Getting the aging brain to train: A working memory and neurostimulation approach

DocumentNon-invasive brain stimulation for the modulation of aggressive behavior - A systematic review of randomized sham-controlled studies2023

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2018
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2018 Grants
Start date: 2019-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2018-160
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
160 - Exploring the effect of transcranial direct current stimulation during sleep on fear extinction learning
Duration: 2019-04
Researcher(s):
Carmelo Vicario, Michael A Nitsche, Vuk Markovic
Institution(s): Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors, Dortmund (Germany); Department of Cognitive Science, University of Messina (Italy)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Research Funding Agreement
Language: eng
Notes:
This project hasn't started yet
Author: Vicario, C.
Secondary author(s):
Nitsche, M. A., Markovic, V.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
tDCS / Fear extinction learning / Pre-frontal cortex / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2018-160.07
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Non-invasive brain stimulation for the modulation of aggressive behavior - A systematic review of randomized sham-controlled studies
Publication year: 2023
URL:
https://www.mdpi.com/2075-1729/13/5/1220
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Intro: Aggressive behavior represents a significant public health issue, with relevant social, political, and security implications. Non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) techniques may modulate aggressive behavior through stimulation of the prefrontal cortex. Aims: To review research on the effectiveness of NIBS to alter aggression, discuss the main findings and potential limitations, consider the specifics of the techniques and protocols employed, and discuss clinical implications. Methods: A systematic review of the literature available in the PubMed database was carried out, and 17 randomized sham-controlled studies investigating the effectiveness of NIBS techniques on aggression were included. Exclusion criteria included reviews, meta-analyses, and articles not referring to the subject of interest or not addressing cognitive and emotional modulation aims. Conclusions: The reviewed data provide promising evidence for the beneficial effects of tDCS, conventional rTMS, and cTBS on aggression in healthy adults, forensic, and clinical samples. The specific stimulation target is a key factor for the success of stimulation on aggression modulation. rTMS and cTBS showed opposite effects on aggression compared with tDCS. However, due to the heterogeneity of stimulation protocols, experimental designs, and samples, we cannot exclude other factors that may play a confounding role.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Casula, A.
Secondary author(s):
Milazzo, B. M., Martino, G., Sergi, A., Lucifora, C., Tomaiuolo, F., Quartarone, A., Nitsche, M. A, Vicario, C. M
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Percentiles:
5
Reference:
Casula, A., Milazzo, B. M., Martino, G., Sergi, A., Lucifora, C., Tomaiuolo, F., Quartarone, A., Nitsche, M. A., & Vicario, C. M. (2023). Non-invasive brain stimulation for the modulation of aggressive behavior - A systematic review of randomized sham-controlled studies. Life, 13(5), 1220. https://doi.org/10.3390/life13051220
2-year Impact Factor: 3.2|2023
Times cited: 2|2024-02-16
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q2
Keywords: Non-invasive brain stimulation / Aggression / tDCS / rTMS / cTBS

Non-invasive brain stimulation for the modulation of aggressive behavior - A systematic review of randomized sham-controlled studies

Non-invasive brain stimulation for the modulation of aggressive behavior - A systematic review of randomized sham-controlled studies

DocumentA scoping review on the use of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for persistent post-concussive symptoms2024

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: NDE
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/Outros Apoios
Title:
Characterization of “Near-Death Experiences” through the comparison of experiencers and non-experiencers’ particularities: inter-individual differences in cognitive characteristics and susceptibility to false memories
Duration: 2016-03 - 2019-03
Researcher(s):
Steven Laureys, Charlotte Martial, Vanessa Charland-Verville, Héléna Cassol
Institution(s): Coma Science Group, University of Liège (Belgium)
Contents: Application
Research Funding Agreement
Progress report
Final report
Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Laureys, S.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Parapsychology and Psychophysiology / Near-death experience / Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)

Reference code: NDE-123
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
A scoping review on the use of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for persistent post-concussive symptoms
Publication year: 2024
URL:
https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines12020450
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Background:
In the context of managing persistent post-concussive symptoms (PPCS), existing treatments like pharmacotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and physical rehabilitation show only moderate effectiveness. The emergence of neuromodulation techniques in PPCS management has led to debates regarding optimal stimulation parameters and their overall efficacy.
Methods: this scoping review involved a comprehensive search of PubMed and ScienceDirect databases, focusing on controlled studies examining the therapeutic potential of non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) techniques in adults with PPCS.
Results: Among the 940 abstracts screened, only five studies, encompassing 103 patients (12 to 29 per study), met the inclusion criteria. These studies assessed the efficacy of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), or repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), applied to specific brain regions (i.e., the left dorsolateral pre-frontal cortex (DLPFC) or left motor cortex (M1)) for addressing cognitive and psychological symptoms, headaches, and general PPCSs. The results indicated improvements in cognitive functions with tDCS. In contrast, reductions in headache intensity and depression scores were observed with rTMS, while no significant findings were noted for general symptoms with rTMS.
Conclusion: although these pilot studies suggest promise for rTMS and tDCS in PPCS management, further research with larger-scale investigations and standardized protocols is imperative to enhance treatment outcomes for PPCS patients.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Khosravi, M. H.
Secondary author(s):
Louras, M., Martens, G., Kaux, J. F., Thibaut, A., Lejeune, N.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
3
Reference:
Khosravi, M. H., Louras, M., Martens, G., Kaux, J. F., Thibaut, A., & Lejeune, N. (2024). A Scoping Review on the Use of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Techniques for Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms. Biomedicines, 12(2), 450. https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines12020450
2-year Impact Factor: 4.7|2022
Impact factor notes: Impact factor not available yet for 2023
Times cited: 0|2024-03-07
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q1
Keywords: Non-invasive brain stimulation / Transcranial direct current stimulation / tDCS / transcranial magnetic stimulation / rTMS / Post-concussive symptoms

A scoping review on the use of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for persistent post-concussive symptoms

A scoping review on the use of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for persistent post-concussive symptoms