BrainJackers Posted August 5, 2017 Report Share Posted August 5, 2017 (edited) I recently came across an article, released about a month ago, about a new method for brain stimulation that may be the best method so far. It's called TI Stimulation (at least that's what we call it now) Article It allows deep brain stimulation without stimulating any overlying areas of the brain. It works by getting 2 electric fields (it may be easier to understand if you think of the electric fields as waves) to interefere with each other. Each electric field's frequency is too high to stimulate neurons. When the 2 fields meet, they temporally interefere, to create an 'envelope' area where the frequency of the field is the difference of the frequencies of the original 2 fields.E.G. Field A has 2.01 kHz frequency. Field B has 2.00 kHz frequency. When they meet a 10Hz (0.01kHz) frequency area is created.This frequency is low enough to stimulate neurons. A more knowledgeable member than me at Brain Jackers said it was currently the "gold standard"Another member reviewed the paper with the rest of his lab and said that it was possible to stimulate something as small as 40 microns. Full Paper Funnily enough, this method is much similiar to SAO than other methods such as ECoGs and EEGs. [email protected] Edited August 7, 2017 by BrainJackers Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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