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Welcome to

The Brain Stimulation Lab @ HW

The lab is devoted to study body representation and emotional processing, making use of brain stimulation techniques. Check out how we can electrify your mind!

Take a look below to know more about the mysterious techniques and the behavioral paradigms we employ to unravel the mysteries of the brain!


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Behavioral paradigms

Stimulation techniques:

Caloric vestibular stimulation (CVS)

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)

Kinematic techniques:

Proreflex cameras and Qualysis Track Manager software

Track Star magnetic Motion Tracking

ATI Nano 17 Force transducers