Use of noninvasive techniques in the study of dreaming

Antonia Jakobson, Paul Bernard Fitzgerald, Russell Conduit

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Recently, noninvasive brain stimulation techniques, such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCs) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), have become widely available. Both of these methods hold considerable promise for studying the role of different cortical regions in dreaming through stimulation of these regions during sleep and then collecting subsequent dream reports on awakening.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams
Subtitle of host publicationThe evolution, function, nature, and mysteries of slumber
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherGreenwood Press
Pages790 - 793
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780313386640
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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