[ExI] Fwd: Re: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation

Bryan Bishop kanzure at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 22:56:55 UTC 2012

On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 5:09 PM, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:

> On 2012-04-02 20:12, Bryan Bishop wrote:
>>  tDCS doesn't seem specific enough to me. Even the arrayed tDCS paper had
>>  really horrible targetting capability.
> To really work well one should use fMRI targeting, but it is a tad
> tricky to do in a general setting. I suspect that even if you could get
> ultrasound to stimulate with pinpoint precision you would still need
> something like that because of the variability of brains. In fact, the
> more precise the stimulation, the more likely it is that you miss the
> proper target.

you only need your mri map once to figure out your particular brain
structure. Per-individual details are harder but less important at the

- Bryan
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