New York Times: New Electrical Brain Stimulation Technique Shows Promise in Mice

New York Times: New Electrical Brain Stimulation Technique Shows Promise in Mice

02BRAIN-superJumboPulses of electricity delivered to the brain can help patients with Parkinson’s disease, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and possibly other conditions. But the available methods all have shortcomings: They either involve the risks of surgery, from implanting electrodes deep within the brain, or they stimulate from the skull’s surface, limiting the ability to target electricity to the right brain areas.

New York Times: New Electrical Brain Stimulation Technique Shows Promise in Mice