What is tDCS?

tDCS is a type of non-invasive electrical brain stimulation. Passing a small electric current through your brain for a purpose.

tDCS stands for transcranial Direct Current Stimulation. 

Transcranial : across the skull. 

Direct current : directional current flow. 

Stimulation : encouraging activity.

So tDCS is a directional flow of electricity across the skull to encourage activity.


But what is the point of passing electricity through the skull to encourage activity? Keep reading to find out.