Can low-intensity tACS genuinely entrain neural activity in vivo?

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Can low-intensity tACS genuinely entrain neural activity in vivo?

Abstract
Transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) was introduced about a decade ago as a non-invasive brain stimulation method to modulate neural oscillations in a relatively safe manner in humans. However, the possibility to induce genuine neural entrainment with low current intensities has been questioned. In a recent study, Johnson and colleagues provide direct evidence for the efficacy of low-intensity tACS to induce neural entrainment in awake monkeys. These findings have important translational implications for human non-invasive neuromodulation research.

PMID: 33045404 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Brain Stimul. 2020 Oct 09;:

Authors: Beliaeva V, Polania R

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