What is Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation?

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Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation, tDCS, uses constant, low current delivered directly to the area of interest via small electrodes, it is used as therapy for certain psychological disorders such as anxiety disorders and depression, as well as a tool for motor rehabilitation in stroke patients

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