NONINVASIVE BRAIN STIMULATION

Second cycle degree in COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: GIORGIA CONA

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 2


Syllabus
Prerequisites: The student should ideally possess notions of neuroscience and neuropsychology. English knowledge is also recommended.
Examination methods: The exam will be written, with multiple-choice questions. A minimum of 50% of correct responses is required to pass the exam.
Course unit contents: The course will be subdivided in two main parts.
The first part will focus on TMS and will deal with:
- principles and methodological issues
- TMS paradigms and protocols
- safety issues
- neuronavigation system

The second part will focus on tES and will deal with:
- principles and methodological issues
- tES protocols (e.g., tDCS, tRNS, tACS)
- applications in research and clinical setting