Transcranial direct current stimulation: a study on naming performance in aphasic individuals.

Transcranial direct current stimulation: a study on naming performance in aphasic individuals.
Transcranial direct current stimulation: a study on naming performance in aphasic individuals. Codas. 2018 Aug 30;30(5):e20170242 Authors: Silva FRD, Mac-Kay APMG, Chao JC, Santos MDD, Gagliadi RJ Abstract PURPOSE: Compare the results in naming tasks of after-stroke aphasic individuals divided into active and placebo groups pre- and post-transcranial direct current stimulation. METHODS: A double-blind, randomized, controlled study conducted with 14 individuals. Patients underwent five 20-min sessions with stimulation of 2mA's on consecutive days. The cathode was placed over the Broca's homologous area and the anode was placed over the supraorbital region of the left hemisphere. Boston and Snodgrass naming tasks ... read more