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This section covers novel techniques for fundamental and clinical neurosciences, and the state-of-art review articles. Techniques include, but are not limited to, neural signal processing, neuroimaging, neural interface, neurosurgery, neuromodulation, brain stimulation and molecular imaging. The technique either newly developed or well tested somewhere else would be used in a way that proves its value for new findings in neurosciences.

  1. Content type: Research article

    In this study, nonlinear based time–frequency (TF) and time domain investigations are employed for the analysis of electroencephalogram (EEG) signals of mild cognitive impairment–Alzheimer’s disease (MCI–AD) p...

    Authors: T. Nimmy John, Puthankattil Subha Dharmapalan and N. Ramshekhar Menon

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:38

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    Transcranial focused ultrasound (tFUS) attracts wide attention in neuroscience as an effective noninvasive approach to modulate brain circuits. In spite of this, the effects of tFUS on the brain is still uncle...

    Authors: Evgenii Kim, Eloise Anguluan, Sangyeon Youn, Jihun Kim, Jae Youn Hwang and Jae Gwan Kim

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:12

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    Transcranial ultrasonic stimulation is a novel noninvasive tool for neuromodulation, and has high spatial resolution and deep penetration. Although it can increase excitation of neurons, its effects on neuron ...

    Authors: Kun Cui, Shuai Zhang, Jinyao Sun, Xueying Zhang, Chong Ding and Guizhi Xu

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2019 20:3

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    Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound stimulation (LIPUS) has been proven to be a noninvasive method with high spatial resolution and deep penetration. Previous studies have qualitatively demonstrated that the elect...

    Authors: Yi Yuan, Xingran Wang, Jiaqing Yan and Xiaoli Li

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:78

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of any external acoustic stimulation. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has shown promising though heterogeneous therapeutic outcomes for tinnitu...

    Authors: Tifei Yuan, Ali Yadollahpour, Julio Salgado-Ramírez, Daniel Robles-Camarillo and Rocío Ortega-Palacios

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:66

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    Pulsed transcranial ultrasound stimulation (pTUS) can modulate the neuronal activity of motor cortex and elicit muscle contractions. Cortico-muscular coupling (CMC) can serve as a tool to identify interaction ...

    Authors: Ping Xie, Sa Zhou, Xingran Wang, Yibo Wang and Yi Yuan

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:60

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Low-intensity transcranial focused ultrasound (tFUS) has emerged as a new non-invasive modality of brain stimulation with the potential for high spatial selectivity and penetration depth. Anesthesia is typical...

    Authors: Wonhye Lee, Phillip Croce, Ryan W. Margolin, Amanda Cammalleri, Kyungho Yoon and Seung-Schik Yoo

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:57

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The brain is continuously targeted by a wealth of stimuli with complex spatio-temporal patterns and has presumably evolved in order to cope with those inputs in an optimal way. Previous studies investigating t...

    Authors: Francesca Scarsi, Jacopo Tessadori, Michela Chiappalone and Valentina Pasquale

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2017 18:49

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Previous neuroimaging studies have shown the hemodynamic effect of either preconditioning or postconditioning anesthesia in ischemic stroke model. However, the anesthetic effect in hemodynamics during and imm...

    Authors: Hongyang Lu, Yao Li, Bin Bo, Lu Yuan, Xiaodan Lu, Hangdao Li and Shanbao Tong

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2017 18:10

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The spatial resolution of repetitive navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for language mapping is largely unknown. Thus, to determine a minimum spatial resolution of rTMS for language mapping, we...

    Authors: Nico Sollmann, Theresa Hauck, Lorena Tussis, Sebastian Ille, Stefanie Maurer, Tobias Boeckh-Behrens, Florian Ringel, Bernhard Meyer and Sandro M. Krieg

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2016 17:67

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Rehabilitation, which is essential for amputees with myoelectric hands, can improve the quality of daily life by remodeling the neuron network. In our study, we aim to develop a cerebral blood perfusion (CBF) ...

    Authors: Qiufang Liu, Xiujuan Zheng, Panli Li, Lian Xu, Longwen He, Zhao Mei, Yinyan Zhu, Gang Huang, Chunlong Zhong and Shaoli Song

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2016 17:59

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