[Neuro] tDCS at Noisebridge?

Anthony Di Franco di.franco at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 01:17:48 UTC 2013


More to the point then, what's the best prior info right now on how to aim
these things?
On Apr 17, 2013 3:34 PM, "Kelly" <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am way more skeptical of tdcs than the average tdcs hobbyist because I
> basically do data analysis and modeling and almost no practical
> applications, so I am trained to be overly critical and believe nothing.
>
> That said, you should probably make some notes about task structure and
> timing, stimulation time, current direction, and the location and size of
> both anode and cathode.
>
> John is pretty good at being skeptical of the literature though, so I
> expect he will have things to add or leave out per task. Those are the
> basics I would want to see from a rough science perspective though.
> On Apr 17, 2013 6:11 PM, "Anthony Di Franco" <di.franco at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I can appreciate both the idea that phrenology doesn't work and the idea
>> that there is some amount of statistical consistency across populations in
>> roughly what brain regions do what and how people respond to stimulation of
>> various kinds in various regions.
>> Where would you say the distinction relevant to playing with tdcs is, if
>> you can? (So this can be part of the documentation being assembled, I hope.)
>> On Apr 17, 2013 3:04 PM, "Kelly" <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I'd just like to remind everyone that phrenology doesn't work,
>>> regardless of what you put in your table. But a list of some basic regions
>>> with citations would be an awesome start. It's probably worth making
>>> roughly tabular even if some line items are wildly less dependable than
>>> others because there are probably a few parameters that you care about for
>>> each region.
>>>
>>> K
>>> On Apr 17, 2013 4:33 PM, "John Withers" <jwithers at reddagger.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 04/17/2013 01:10 PM, Anthony Di Franco wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> A section on some hackerspace's wiki summarizing where to put what
>>>>> kind of stimulation to accomplish what would be ideal.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> Yeah, I am actually working on that. It's part of a larger project and
>>>> going to take me another few days to complete. But when I am done I will
>>>> make sure there are links to it on the noisebridge wiki as well that of a
>>>> couple of other spaces.
>>>>
>>>> j
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