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Link – Quantifying acute physiological biomarkers of transcutaneous cervical vagal nerve stimulation in the context of psychological stress. Abstract BACKGROUND: Stress is associated with activation
Link – A frontal-vagal network theory for Major Depressive Disorder: Implications for optimizing neuromodulation techniques. Abstract Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a psychiatric disorder characterized
Link – Brain Stimulation to Modulate Food Intake and Eating Behavior. Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Appetitive behaviors are mediated through homeostatic and reward signaling of
Link – Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired With Upper-Limb Rehabilitation After Stroke: One-Year Follow-up. Abstract Background. Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) paired with rehabilitation may improve upper-limb
Link – High-Resolution Episcopic Imaging for Visualization of Dermal Arteries and Nerves of the Auricular Cymba Conchae in Humans. Abstract Therapeutic applications of auricular vagus
Link – Differences in prefrontal cortex activity based on difficulty in a working memory task using near-infrared spectroscopy. Abstract The Prefrontal cortex (PFC) has been
Link – Direct current stimulation-induced synaptic plasticity in the sensorimotor cortex: structure follows function. Abstract BACKGROUND: Non-invasive direct current stimulation (DCS) of the brain induces
Link – Comparing the Effectiveness of Neurofeedback and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Sleep Quality of Patients With Migraine. Abstract Introduction: Migraine is considered one
New Glossary Terrms
- NociceptionNociception is the bodies response to certain painful or harmful stimulus. The word is derived from the Latin "nocere" meaning "to harm or hurt". Nerve endings called nociceptors detect stimuli and trigger a variety physiological response.
- DANDAN - the Dorsal Attention Network (also called "task-positive system") is responsible for focusing your attention on external stimulii and is activated when you are engaged in a task.
- PlasticityPlasticity is the ability of the brain to change with new stimulus.
- StroopIn psychology, the Stroop effect is a demonstration of cognitive interference where a delay in the reaction time of a task occurs due to a mismatch in stimuli. The Stroop Task is one of the best known psychological experiments named after John Ridley Stroop. The Stroop phenomenon demonstrates that it is difficult to name the color of a color word if there is a mismatch between color and word e.g. green
- NorepinephrineNorepinephrine, also called noradrenaline or noradrenalin, is an organic chemical in the catecholamine family that functions in the brain and body as a hormone and neurotransmitter. A naturally occuring chemical that acts as both a stress hormone and a neurotransmitter.