BIPOLAR STIMULATION

n. the process of activating a specific neuron or area of the brain by passing an electrical current through it. Usually, the device makes use of a set of stimulators driven by electrodes (cathode and anode). Compare unipolar stimulation.

BIPOLAR STIMULATION: "As a form of brain stimulation therapy, bipolar stimulation using electrodes should only be cautiously administered in short bursts of electricity."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIPOLAR STIMULATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bipolar-stimulation/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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