TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION

(TMS) localized electrical arousal of the brain via the skull elicited by alterations within the magnetic field inside coils of wire positioned around the head. Dependent upon the parameters, TMS might induce a reaction or interrupt operating in the area for a brief time.

TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION: "Transcranial magnetic stimulation is being evaluated for its potential treatment properties toward motion disorders like Tourette's."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/transcranial-magnetic-stimulation/ (accessed April 4, 2020).
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