Starstim Papers


Brad Manor, Junhong Zhou, Rachel Harrison, On-Yee Lo, Thomas G. Travison, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, Alvaro Pascual-Leone and Lewis Lipsitz, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation May Improve Cognitive-Motor Function in Functionally Limited Older Adults, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, (2018 Aug)
Michael Nitsche, Agnes Flöel, Daria Antonenko and Neuroelectrics Team, Present and future of non-invasive brain stimulation, (2018 Aug)
Nils Henrik Pixa, Alisa Berger, Fabian Steinberg, Michael Doppelmayr, Parietal, but Not Motor Cortex, HD-atDCS Deteriorates Learning Transfer of a Complex Bimanual Coordination Task, Springer Link, (2018 Jul)
Nicholas Ketz, Aaron Jones, Natalie Bryant, Vincent P. Clark and Praveen K. Pilly, Closed-loop slow-wave tACS improves sleep dependent long-term memory generalization by modulating endogenous oscillations, Journal of Neuroscience, (2018 Jul)
Sarah B. ZandvlietCarel G. M. MeskersGert KwakkelErwin E. H. van Wegen, Short-Term Effects of Cerebellar tDCS on Standing Balance Performance in Patients with Chronic Stroke and Healthy Age-Matched Elderly, Springer Link, (2018 May)
Brem, Anna-Katharine & Norton-Ford Almquist, Jessamy & Mansfield, Karen & Plessow, Franziska & Sella, Francesco & Santarnecchi, Emiliano & Orhan, Umut & Mckanna, James & Pavel, Misha & Mathan, Santosh & Yeung, Nick & Pascual-Leone, Alvaro & Cohen Kadosh, , Modulating fluid intelligence performance through combined cognitive training and brain stimulation, Neuropsychologia, doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.04.008, (2018 Apr)
Vinh Kha, System Analysis of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Effects on Visuomotor Myoelectric Task Performance, State University of New York at Buffalo, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, (2018 Apr)
Maria de la Soledad Rodriguez-Ugarte, Eduardo Iáñez, Mario Ortiz-Garcia and José M.Azorín, Effects of tDCS on Real-Time BCI Detection of Pedaling Motor Imagery, Sensors, doi:10.3390/s18041136, (2018 Apr)
Alisa Berger, Nils H. Pixa, Fabian Steinberg and Michael Doppelmayr, Brain Oscillatory and Hemodynamic Activity in a Bimanual Coordination Task Following Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS): A Combined EEG-fNIRS Study, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00067, (2018 Apr)
Picelli Alessandro ,Chemello Elena, Castellazzi Paola, Filippett Mirko, Brugnera, Annalisaa Gandolfi, Marialuisa, Waldner Andreas, Saltuari Leopold, Smania Nicola, Combined effects of cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation and transcutaneous spinal direct current stimulation on robot-assisted gait training in patients with chronic brain stroke: A pilot, single blind, randomized controlled trial, IOSS Press, (2018 Mar)
Elodie Saruco, Franck Di Rienzo, Susana Nunez-Nagry, Miguel A. Rubio-Gonzalez, Ursula Debarnot, Christian Collet, Aymeric Guillot & Arnaud Saimpont, [PDF]Optimal combination of anodal transcranial direct current stimulations and motor imagery interventions, (2018 Mar)
Águida Foerster, Anirban Dutta, Min-Fang Kuo, Walter Paulus, Michael A. Nitsche, Effects of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over lower limb primary motor cortex on motor learning in healthy individuals, European Journal of Neuroscience, doi: 10.1111/ejn.13866, (2018 Feb)
Dagan, M., Herman, T., Harrison, R., Zhou, J., Giladi, N., Ruffini, G., Manor, B. and Hausdorff, J. M., Multitarget transcranial direct current stimulation for freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease, Mov. Disord., doi: 10.1002/mds.27300, (2018 Feb)
Michael S.Clayton, Nick Yeung and Roi Cohen Kadosh, The Effects of 10 Hz Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation on Audiovisual Task Switching, Frontiers in Neuroscience,, (2018 Feb)
Vincent Cabibel, Mark (Makii) Muthalib, Wei-Peng Teo, and Stephane Perrey, High-definition transcranial direct-current stimulation of the right M1 further facilitates left M1 excitability during crossed-facilitation, Journal of Neurophysiology, (2018 Jan)
Shilpa Shamapant, Susan Wortman-Jutt, Elise Boutin, Sarah Bennett, Clara Oromendia, Linda Gerber, Thomas P Marquardt, Dylan J Edwards, Abstract TP139: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation as an Adjuvant to an Intensive Comprehensive Aphasia Program in Chronic Stroke, Aha Journal, (2018 Jan)
Martina Giovannella, David Ibañez; Clara Gregori-Pla, Michal Kacprzak, Guillem Mitjà, Giulio Ruffini, Turgut Durduran, Concurrent measurement of cerebral hemodynamics and electroencephalography during transcranial direct current stimulation, SPIE digital library, (2018 Jan)
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Yaniv, A. & Lavidor, M. J Cogn Enhanc, Without Blinking an Eye: Proactive Motor Control Enhancement, Springer International Publishing, doi:, (2017 Dec)
Casey S. Gilmore, Patricia J. Dickmann, Brent G. Nelson, Greg J. Lamberty, Kelvin O. Lim, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) paired with a decision-making task reduces risk-taking in a clinically impulsive sample, Brain Stimulation, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation, doi: , (2017 Dec)
S. Bornheim, P. MaquetJ.L. Croisier, J.M. Crielaard, J.F. Kaux, Motor cortex Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) improves acute stroke visuo-spatial neglect: A series of four case reports, Elsevier, doi:, (2017 Nov)
Casey S. Gilmorem, Patricia J. Dickmann, Brent G. Nelson, Greg J. Lamberty, Kelvin O. Lim, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) paired with a decision-making task reduces risk-taking in a clinically impulsive sample, Brain Stimulation,, (2017 Nov)
Heldmann M, Paracka L, Liebrand M, Rasche D, Tronnier V, Krauss J, Münte T, P 94 Integration of audio-visual information in the subthalamic nucleus – evidence from local field potential recordings, Clinical Neurophysiology, doi:, (2017 Oct)
Berger A, Pixa NH, Doppelmayr M, P 95 Frequency-specific after-effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) on motor learning, Clinical Neurophysiology, doi:, (2017 Oct)
Kerous B, Liarokapis F, BrainChat - A Collaborative Augmented Reality Brain Interface for Message Communication., Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR-Adjunct), 2017 IEEE International Symposium, doi: 10.1109/ISMAR-Adjunct.2017.91, (2017 Oct)
Wan-Yu Hsu, Theodore P. Zanto , Martine R. van Schouwenburg, Adam Gazzaley, Enhancement of multitasking performance and neural oscillations by transcranial alternating current stimulation, Plos one, doi:, (2017 Oct)
Radel R, Tempest G, Denis G, Besson P, Zory R., Extending the limits of force endurance: Stimulation of the motor or the frontal cortex, Cortex, doi:, (2017 Oct)
Leong SL, De Ridder D, Vanneste S, Sutherland W, Ross S, Manning P, High definition transcranial pink noise stimulation of anterior cingulate cortex on food craving: An explorative study, Appetite, doi:, (2017 Oct)
Krause MR, Zanos TP, Csorba BA, Pilly PK, Choe J, Phillips ME, Datta A, Pack CC, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Facilitates Associative Learning and Alters Functional Connectivity in the Primate Brain, Current Biology, doi:, (2017 Oct)
Liu B, Chen X, Yang C, Wu J, Gao X, Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on steady-state visual evoked potentials, 2017 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2017.8037274, (2017 Sep)
Malyutina S, Oosterhuis EJ, Zelenkova V, Buivolova O, Zmanovsky N, Feurra M, Targeting interhemispheric balance to modulate language processing: A tDCS study in healthy volunteers, 18th International Science of Aphasia Conference – Science of Aphasia XVIII, Poster Session I , (2017 Sep)
Llorens R, Borrego A, Latorre J, Alcañiz M, Colomer C, Noé E, A combined transcranial direct current stimulation and virtual reality-based intervention on upper limb function in chronic stroke survivors with severe hemiparesis, IEEE: Virtual Rehabilitation (ICVR), 2017 International Conference, doi: 10.1109/ICVR.2017.8007486, (2017 Jul)
van der Vliet R, Ribbers GM, Vandermeeren Y, Frens MA, Selles RW, BDNF Val66Met but not transcranial direct current stimulation affects motor learning after stroke, Brain Stimulation, doi:, (2017 Jul)
Angulo-Sherman IN, Rodríguez-Ugarte M, Iáñez E, Ortiz M; Azorín JM, Effect on the classification of motor imagery in EEG after applying anodal tDCS with a 4×1 ring montage over the motor cortex, IEEE: Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), 2017 International Conference, doi: 10.1109/ICORR.2017.8009349, (2017 Jul)
Miranda PC, Salvador R, Wenger C, Fernandes SR, Optimizing Electric-Field Delivery for tDCS: Virtual Humans Help to Design Efficient, Noninvasive Brain and Spinal Cord Electrical Stimulation, Noninvasive Brain and Spinal Cord Electrical Stimulation. IEEE Pulse. 2017 Jul;8(4):42-5., doi: 10.1109/MPUL.2017.2701259, (2017 Jul)
Looi CY, Lim J, Sella F, Lolliot S, Duta M, Avramenko AA, Cohen Kadosh R, Transcranial random noise stimulation and cognitive training to improve learning and cognition of the atypically developing brain: A pilot study, Nature, Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 4633, doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04649-x, (2017 Jul)
Pixa NH, Steinberg F, Doppelmayr M, Effects of high-definition anodal transcranial direct current stimulation applied simultaneously to both primary motor cortices on bimanual sensorimotor performance, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00130, (2017 Jun)
Antal A, Alekseichuk I, Bikson M, Brockmöller J, Brunoni AR, Chen R, Cohen LG, Dowthwaite G, Ellrich J, Flöel A, Fregni F, George MS, Hamilton R, Haueisen J, Herrmannp CS, Hummel FC, Lefaucheur JP, Liebetanz D, Loot CK, McCaig CD, Miniussi C, Miranda PC, , Low intensity transcranial electric stimulation: Safety, ethical, legal regulatory and application guidelines, Clinical Neurophysiology, doi:, (2017 Jun)
Putrino D, Climent A, Dubreuil-Vall L, Ruffini G, Labar D, Edwards D, Cortes M, Motor evoked potential changes in response to transcranial direct current stimulation correlate with quantitative EEG changes in subjects with chronic spinal cord injury, Brain Stimulation. 2017, doi:, (2017 Jun)
Castellano M, Ibanez-Soria D, Acedo J, Kroupi E, Martinez X, Soria-Frisch A, Valls-Sole J, Verma A, Ruffini G, Proceedings #8. tACS bursts slows your perception: increased RT in a speed of change detection task, Brain Stimulation 2017,, (2017 Jun)
Luft CDB, Zioga I, Banissy MJ, Bhattacharya J, Relaxing learned constraints through cathodal tDCS on the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, Nature, Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 2916 (2017), doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-03022-2, (2017 Jun)
Rawji V, Ciocca M, Zacharia A, Soares D, Truong D, Bikson M, Rothwell J, Bestmann S, tDCS changes in motor excitability are specific to orientation of current flow, bioRxiv. 2017, doi:, (2017 Jun)
Starstim R32: I. N. Angulo-Sherman IN, Rodríguez-Ugarte M, Iáñez E, Azorín JM, Classification of Gait Motor Imagery While Standing Based on Electroencephalographic Bandpower, International Work-Conference on the Interplay Between Natural and Artificial Computation. Springer, Cham, 2017. p. 61-67, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-59773-7_7 , (2017 May)
Hsu WY, Zanto TP, van Schouwenburg MR, Gazzaley A, Enhancement of multitasking performance and neural oscillations by transcranial alternating current stimulation, PloS one. 2017 May 31;12(5):e0178579, doi:, (2017 May)
Fischer DB, Fried PJ, Ruffini G, Ripolles O, Salvador R, Banus J, Ketchabawa WT, Santarnecchi E, Pascual-Leone A, Fox MD, Multifocal tDCS targeting the resting state motor network increases cortical excitability beyond traditional tDCS targeting unilateral motor cortex, NeuroImage 157 (2017) 34–44, doi: , (2017 May)
von Lühmann A, Addesa J, Chandra S, Das A, Hayashibe M, Neural interfacing non-invasive brain stimulation with NIRS-EEG joint imaging for closed-loop control of neuroenergetics in ischemic stroke, 8th International IEEE EMBS Neural Engineering Conference, (2017 May)
Angulo-Sherman IN, Rodríguez-Ugarte M, Sciacca N, Iáñez E, Azorín JM, Effect of tDCS stimulation of motor cortex and cerebellum on EEG classification of motor imagery and sensorimotor band power, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, doi:10.1186/s12984-017-0242-1, (2017 Apr)
Opitz A, Falchier A, Linn GS, Milham MP, Schroeder CE, Limitations of ex vivo measurements for in vivo neuroscience, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1617024114, (2017 Apr)
Lara G de, Alekseichuk A de, Turi Z, Antal A, Paulus W, P207 Affecting declarative long-term memory with transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS), Clinical Neurophysiology, doi:, (2017 Mar)
Tremblay S, Hannah R, Rawji V, Rothwell JC, P207 Modulation of iTBS after-effects via concurrent directional TDCS: A proof a principle study, Brain Stimulation, doi:, (2017 Mar)
Besson P, Vergotte G, Muthalib M, Perrey S, Test-retest reliability of transcranial direct current stimulation-induced modulation of resting-state sensorimotor cortex oxygenation time course, Brain Stimulation 10(2):400, doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2017.01.186, (2017 Mar)
Anglin J, Saldana D, Schmiesing A, Liew Sook-Lei, Transfer of a skilled motor learning task between virtual and conventional environments, Virtual Reality (VR), 2017 IEEE., doi: 10.1109/VR.2017.7892346, (2017 Mar)
Pixa NH, Steinberg S, Doppelmayr M, 1 High-Definition transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to both primary motor cortices improves unimanual and bimanual dexterity, Neuroscience Letters, doi:, (2017 Feb)
Gui Q, Creating Event-Related Potential Based Brain Biometrics: A Data Fusion Perspective, State University of New York at Binghamton, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2017. 10278735., (2017 Feb)
Luo J, Chen S, Huang D, Ye H, Zheng H, Whether Modulating the Activity of the Temporalparietal Junction Alters Distribution Decisions within Different Contexts: Evidence from a tDCS Study, Front. Psychol. 8:224., doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00224, (2017 Feb)
van Schouwenburg MR, Zanto TP, Gazzaley A, Spatial Attention and the Effects of Frontoparietal Alpha Band Stimulation, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00658, (2017 Jan)
Moussa A. Chalah, Naji Riachi, Rechdi Ahdab, Alaa Mhalla, Mohamed Abdellaoui, Alain Créange, Jean-Pascal Lefaucherur, Samar S. Ayache, Effects of left DLPFC versus right PPC tDCS on multiple sclerosis fatigue, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, doi:, (2017 Jan)
Huand D, Chen S, Wang S, Shi J, Ye H, Luo J, Zheng H, Activation of the DLPFC Reveals an Asymmetric Effect in Risky Decision Making: Evidence from a tDCS Study, Frontiers in Psychology, (2017 Jan)


Chalah MA, Riachi N, Ahdab R, Mhalla A, Abdellaoui M, Créange A, Lefaucheur J-P, Ayache SS, Multiple sclerosis fatigue relieved by tDCS over the left DLPFC but not the right PPC, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, doi: org/10.1016/j.jns.2016.11.015, (2016 Nov)
Sood M, Studies on cortical excitability regulation and systemic interference effects of transcranial direct current stimulation, International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad, (2016 Nov)
El Hardy A, Closed Loop Neuroscience, Academic Press, ISBN: 9780128024522, (2016 Oct)
Muthalib M, Dutta A, Besson P, Hayashibe M, Perrey S, Neurophysiological Correlates of HD-tDCS-induced modulation of cortical sensorimotor networks a stimultaneous fNIRS-EEG study, 1st International Conference of Neuroergonomics, Paris, (2016 Oct)
Saimpont A, Richard O, Chabaud P, Di Rienzo F, Jackson PL, Guillot A, Collet C, Anodal tDCS of the premotor cortex enhances the effects of motor imagery training on a finger tapping task, 6th International Conference on Transcranial Brain Stimulation 2016, (2016 Sep)
Teichmann M, Lesoil C, Godard J, Vernet M, Bertrand A, Levy R, Dubois B, Lemoine L, Truong DQ, Bikson M, Kas A, Direct current stimulation over the anterior temporal areas boosts semantic processing in primary progressive aphasia, Annals of Neurology, doi: 10.1002/ana.24766, (2016 Sep)
Martens G, Thibaut A, Martial C, Laureys S, Frontoparietal tDCS in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness: Double Blind Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial, 6th International Conference on Transcranial Brain Stimulation 2016, (2016 Sep)
Sood M, Besson P, Muthalib M, Jindal U, Perrey S, Dutta A, Hayashibe M, NIRS-EEG joint imaging during transcranial direct current stimulation: online parameter estimation with an autoregressive model, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, doi:, (2016 Sep)
Ye H, Huang D, Wang S, Zheng H, Luo J, Chen S, Activation of the prefrontal cortex by unilateral transcranial direct current stimulation leads to an asymmetrical effect on risk preference in frames of gain and loss, Elsevier | Brain Research, doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2016.08.007, (2016 Aug)
Dagar S, Chowdhury SR, Bapi RS, Dutta A, Roy D, Near-Infrared Spectroscopy – Electroencephalography-Based Brain-State-Dependent Electrotherapy: A Computational Approach Based on Excitation–Inhibition Balance Hypothesis, frontiers in Neurology | Stroke, doi: 10.3389/fneur.2016.00123, (2016 Aug)
Datta A, Krause MR, Pilly PK, Choe J, Zanos TP, Thomas C, Pack CC, On comparing in vivo intracranial recordings in non-human primates to predictions of optimized transcranial electrical stimulation, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2016 IEEE 38th Annual International Conference of the, doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591061, (2016 Aug)
S. Babyar, T. Santos-Pontelli, T. Lemos, S. Mazin, M. Bikson, D.Q. Truong, D. Edwards, M. Reding, Center of Pressure Speed Changes with tDCS Versus GVS in Patients with Lateropulsion after Stroke, Brain Stimulation, doi:, (2016 Jun)
Min-Shan Li, M. Ying-Yeh Chen, Galen Chin-Lun Hung, Rapid Onset of Hypomania Associated with Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in a Patient with Bipolar Depression, Brain Stimulation, doi:, (2016 Jun)
Rodriguez-Ugarte M, Ianez E, Costa A, Azorin JM, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) protocols for improving results of detection intention of pedaling initiation through EEG signals, School and Symposium on Advanced Neurorehabilitation, in Proceedings (SSNR2016) , (2016 Jun)
M. Doppelmayr, NH Pixa, F. Steinberg, Cerebellar, but not Motor or Parietal, High-Density Anodal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Facilitates Motor Adaptation, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, doi:10.1017/S1355617716000345, (2016 May)
Debarpan Guhathakurta, Anirban Dutta, Computational pipeline for NIRS-EEG joint imaging of tDCS-evoked cerebral responses – an application in ischemic stroke, frontiers in Neuroscience | Neural Technology, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00261, (2016 May)
B. Trojak, A. Soudry-Faure, N. Abello, M. Carpentier, L. Jonval, C. Allard, F. Sabsevari, E. Blaise, E. Ponavoy, B. Bonin, V. Meille, and J.-C.- Chauvet-Gelinier, Efficacy of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in reducing consumption in patients with alcohol use disorders: study protocol for a randomized controlled tria, Trials. 2016, doi: 10.1186/s13063-016-1363-8, (2016 May)
J.-P. Nguyen, J. Esnault, A. Suarez, V. Dixneuf, A. Lepeintre, A. Levesque, M. Meignier, J.-P. Lefaucheur, J. Nizard, Value of transcranial direct-current stimulation of the motor cortex for the management of refractory cancer pain in the palliative care setting: a case report, Elsevier | Clinical Neurophysiology, doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2016.05.016, (2016 May)
M. Giovannella, G. Mitjà, C. Gregori-Pla, D. Ibañez, G. Ruffini, T. Durduran, Concurrent diffuse optical measurement of cerebral hemodynamics and EEG during transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in humans, Biomedical Optics 2016, doi:10.1364/CANCER.2016.JW3A.33, (2016 Apr)
S.S. Ayache, U. Palm, M.A. Chalah, T. Alani, A. Brignol, M. Abdellaoui, D. Dimitri, M. Sorel, A. Créange, J-P. Lefaucheur, Prefrontal tDCS Decreases Pain in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis, Frontiers in Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00147, (2016 Mar)
P. Cipresso, S. Serino, G. Riva, Psychometric assessment and behavioral experiments using a free virtual reality platform and computational science, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, doi: 10.1186/s12911-016-0276-5, (2016 Mar)
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