High-definition Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (HD-tDCS) Verbal Learning
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This project will use a new form of non-invasive brain stimulation called high-definition transcranial direct current stimulation (HD-tDCS) to facilitate verbal learning. This form of stimulation is similar to transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) but allows for more spatially focused stimulation. We hypothesise that HD-tDCS when applied to regions of the brain important for learning and memory will improve verbal learning and memory compared to sham HD-tDCS.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 40 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Ages 18 - 40 years
concurrent medication likely to affect mental performance
current history of drug or alcohol abuse or dependence
any psychiatric or neurological disorder, recent head injury, or history of seizure or stroke.