A Antal

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS)
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Göttingen Göttingen, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:317. 2013
  2. pmc Imaging artifacts induced by electrical stimulation during conventional fMRI of the brain
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, 37075 Gottingen, Germany Electronic address
    Neuroimage 85:1040-7. 2014
  3. doi Cathodal stimulation of human MT+ leads to elevated fMRI signal: a tDCS-fMRI study
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Medical Center, Georg August University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 30:255-63. 2012
  4. doi Electrical stimulation and visual network plasticity
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 29:365-74. 2011
  5. doi Effects of transcranial theta-burst stimulation on acute pain perception
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 28:477-84. 2010
  6. ncbi Facilitation of visuo-motor learning by transcranial direct current stimulation of the motor and extrastriate visual areas in humans
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, 37075 Goettingen, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 19:2888-92. 2004
  7. ncbi Direct current stimulation over V5 enhances visuomotor coordination by improving motion perception in humans
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Goettingen, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:521-7. 2004
  8. ncbi Oscillatory brain activity and transcranial direct current stimulation in humans
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 15:1307-10. 2004
  9. doi Differential activation of the middle-temporal complex to visual stimulation in migraineurs
    Andrea Antal
    Georg August University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Straße 40, Gottingen, Germany
    Cephalalgia 31:338-45. 2011
  10. doi Comparatively weak after-effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) on cortical excitability in humans
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Brain Stimul 1:97-105. 2008

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Publications82

  1. pmc Transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS)
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Göttingen Göttingen, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:317. 2013
    ..TACS in the 200 kHz range may have a potential in oncology. ..
  2. pmc Imaging artifacts induced by electrical stimulation during conventional fMRI of the brain
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, 37075 Gottingen, Germany Electronic address
    Neuroimage 85:1040-7. 2014
    ..The optimization of current measurement and artifact correction techniques, including consideration of the underlying physics, remains to be addressed. ..
  3. doi Cathodal stimulation of human MT+ leads to elevated fMRI signal: a tDCS-fMRI study
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Medical Center, Georg August University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 30:255-63. 2012
    ..Here, we tested the effect of tDCS on the blood-oxygen level dependent (BOLD) signal evoked by coherent visual motion using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)...
  4. doi Electrical stimulation and visual network plasticity
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 29:365-74. 2011
    ..This review article focuses on these stimulation methods and summarizes the latest results with regard to the application of these method over the visual areas in healthy subjects and clinical populations...
  5. doi Effects of transcranial theta-burst stimulation on acute pain perception
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 28:477-84. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, the effectiveness of other types of TBS paradigms should also be tested...
  6. ncbi Facilitation of visuo-motor learning by transcranial direct current stimulation of the motor and extrastriate visual areas in humans
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, 37075 Goettingen, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 19:2888-92. 2004
    ..Also, stimulation of the primary visual cortex was not effective for this kind of task. Our data suggest that the areas V5 and M1 are involved in the early phase of learning of visuo-motor coordination...
  7. ncbi Direct current stimulation over V5 enhances visuomotor coordination by improving motion perception in humans
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Goettingen, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:521-7. 2004
    ..The results also raise the possibility of the usefulness of tDCS in rehabilitation strategies for neurological patients with visuomotor disorders...
  8. ncbi Oscillatory brain activity and transcranial direct current stimulation in humans
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 15:1307-10. 2004
    ..Since gamma activity is also related to a higher level of information processing, tDCS might be a suitable method to affect higher order cognitive processes...
  9. doi Differential activation of the middle-temporal complex to visual stimulation in migraineurs
    Andrea Antal
    Georg August University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Straße 40, Gottingen, Germany
    Cephalalgia 31:338-45. 2011
    ....
  10. doi Comparatively weak after-effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) on cortical excitability in humans
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Brain Stimul 1:97-105. 2008
    ..Here, we aim to extend transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) techniques to transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS)...
  11. ncbi Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of the motor cortex ameliorates chronic pain and reduces short intracortical inhibition
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:890-903. 2010
    ..Consecutive sessions of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) over the primary motor cortex (M1) may be a suitable therapy to treat chronic pain, as it can modulate neural activities in the stimulated and interconnected regions...
  12. doi Transcranial direct current stimulation over the primary motor cortex during fMRI
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 55:590-6. 2011
    ..The MEP amplitude reflects changes in transsynaptic excitability of large pyramidal neurons while the BOLD signal is a measure of net synaptic activity of all cortical neurons...
  13. doi Homeostatic metaplasticity of the motor cortex is altered during headache-free intervals in migraine with aura
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, 37073 Gottingen, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 18:2701-5. 2008
    ..These findings indicate that short-term homeostatic plasticity is altered in patients with visual aura between the attacks...
  14. ncbi Altered motion perception in migraineurs: evidence for interictal cortical hyperexcitability
    A Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Cephalalgia 25:788-94. 2005
    ..Thus we conclude that migraineurs display enhanced visual cortical excitability between attacks in V5...
  15. doi Transcranial direct current stimulation over somatosensory cortex decreases experimentally induced acute pain perception
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Clin J Pain 24:56-63. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi Transcranial direct current stimulation and the visual cortex
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Brain Res Bull 68:459-63. 2006
    ..Most likely that up- or downregulation of different cortical areas by tDCS will open a new branch in the area of visual psychophysics...
  17. ncbi Prior state of cortical activity influences subsequent practicing of a visuomotor coordination task
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 46:3157-61. 2008
    ..The results of our study underline the principal functional relevance of the BCM rule for the efficacy of visuomotor practice, but imply that also other mechanisms have to be taken into account...
  18. ncbi Transcranial direct current stimulation and visual perception
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, D 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Perception 37:367-74. 2008
    ..Up- and down-regulation of different cortical areas by tDCS is likely to open a new branch in the field of visual psychophysics...
  19. ncbi Towards unravelling task-related modulations of neuroplastic changes induced in the human motor cortex
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 26:2687-91. 2007
    ..Our results show that transcranial direct current stimulation-induced plasticity is highly dependent on the state of the subject during stimulation...
  20. doi The posterior cingulate cortex and planum temporale/parietal operculum are activated by coherent visual motion
    A Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Vis Neurosci 25:17-26. 2008
    ..Further studies are warranted to incorporate these regions into the current model of the cortical motion processing network...
  21. ncbi Higher variability of phosphene thresholds in migraineurs than in controls: a consecutive transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    A Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Cephalalgia 26:865-70. 2006
    ..Additionally, both particularly high and low PTs might predict a subsequent headache in some individuals...
  22. ncbi No correlation between moving phosphene and motor thresholds: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, George August University of Göttingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 15:297-302. 2004
    ..Thus, we propose specific measures for cortices of interest: PT for visual experiments and MT for motor experiments...
  23. ncbi Excitability changes induced in the human primary visual cortex by transcranial direct current stimulation: direct electrophysiological evidence
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:702-7. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi Corticostriatal circuitry mediates fast-track visual categorization
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Physiology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 13:53-9. 2002
    ..This supports the hypothesis that corticostriatal circuits mediate perceptual feature weighting and integration in complex situations requiring categorical judgements...
  25. ncbi Pulse configuration-dependent effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on visual perception
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37070 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 13:2229-33. 2002
    ..However the effect of modulation significantly depends on the current waveform and direction...
  26. ncbi Manipulation of phosphene thresholds by transcranial direct current stimulation in man
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37070 Gottingen, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 150:375-8. 2003
    ..Our results show that tDCS elicits a transient, reversible excitability alteration of the visual cortex, thus representing a promising tool for neuroplasticity research...
  27. ncbi Electrophysiological correlates of visual categorization: evidence for cognitive dysfunctions in early Parkinson's disease
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Physiology, University of Szeged, Faculty of Medicine, Szeged, Hungary
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 13:153-8. 2002
    ..These results raise the possibility for striatal contributions to visual categorization and may provide a novel protocol for further clinical studies...
  28. ncbi Dopaminergic contributions to the visual categorization of natural scenes: evidence from Parkinson's disease
    A Antal
    Department of Physiology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    J Neural Transm 110:757-70. 2003
    ..These findings are in agreement with the hypothesis emphasizing the importance of striatal dopaminergic mechanisms in classification functions...
  29. ncbi Perceptual categorization is impaired in Huntington's disease: an electrophysiological study
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:187-92. 2003
    ..The findings are in agreement with the hypothesis emphasizing the importance of neostriatal mechanisms in human categorization functions...
  30. ncbi Modulation of moving phosphene thresholds by transcranial direct current stimulation of V1 in human
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, George August University of Göttingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 41:1802-7. 2003
    ..Our results show that the excitability shifts induced by V1 stimulation can modulate moving phosphene perception. tDCS elicits transient, but yet reversible effects, thus presenting a promising tool for neuroplasticity research...
  31. doi A case of refractory orofacial pain treated by transcranial direct current stimulation applied over hand motor area in combination with NMDA agonist drug intake
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Brain Stimul 4:117-21. 2011
    ..A female patient presented with persistent orofacial pain on the right side for 3 years, attributed to a viral infection. The pain had remained largely pharmacoresistant, reaching a value of 8/10 on the visual analogue scale...
  32. doi Cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation of the visual cortex in the prophylactic treatment of migraine
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, Gottingen, Germany
    Cephalalgia 31:820-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can be an effective prophylactic therapy for migraine and migraine-associated pain...
  33. doi Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) gene polymorphisms shape cortical plasticity in humans
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Brain Stimul 3:230-7. 2010
    ..Plasticity induced in the human motor cortex by intermittent theta-burst stimulation (iTBS) was impaired in individuals expressing the Val66Met polymorphism...
  34. ncbi Transcranial magnetic and direct current stimulation of the visual cortex
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, D 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 56:291-304. 2003
  35. doi Theta burst stimulation of the motor cortex reduces laser-evoked pain perception
    Csaba Poreisz
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 19:193-6. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed using motor cortex TBS in chronic pain to pave the way towards a therapeutic tool...
  36. ncbi Early and late components of visual categorization: an event-related potential study
    A Antal
    Department of Physiology, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical University, POB 1192, H 6720, Szeged, Hungary
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 9:117-9. 2000
    ..In the DT, spatial frequency gratings evoked only a short-duration difference N1 at the frontal sites. Our results suggest that N1 may be related to higher-level categorization processes...
  37. ncbi Transcranial direct current stimulation reveals inhibitory deficiency in migraine
    Z Chadaide
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Cephalalgia 27:833-9. 2007
    ..Cathodal stimulation had no significant effect in the patient groups. This result strengthens the notion of deficient inhibitory processes in the cortex of migraineurs, which is selectively revealed by activity-modulating cortical input...
  38. ncbi P300 component of visual event-related potentials distinguishes patients with idiopathic parkinson's disease from patients with essential tremor
    A Antal
    Department of Physiology, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical University, Szeged, Hungary
    J Neural Transm 107:787-97. 2000
    ..The primary visual evoked potential (P100) did not distinguish among the IPD, ET, and control subjects. These results suggest that visual ERPs might provide a useful diagnostic method for differentiating IPD from ET...
  39. ncbi Classification learning in Alzheimer's disease
    S Keri
    Department of Psychiatry, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical University, Szeged, Hungary
    Brain 122:1063-8. 1999
    ..This was selective for the prototype stimuli; the categorization of non-prototype dot patterns was spared. The impaired category learning is likely to reflect the damage of modality-specific neocortical areas in Alzheimer's disease...
  40. ncbi External modulation of visual perception in humans
    A Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, , Robert Koch Str. 40, , Germany
    Neuroreport 12:3553-5. 2001
    ..The present study also support the view that this method using weak current can be a non-invasive promising tool to induce reversible focal changes in the nervous system...
  41. ncbi Early visual impairment is independent of the visuocognitive and memory disturbances in Alzheimer's disease
    S Keri
    Department of Psychiatry, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical University, Szeged, Hungary
    Vision Res 39:2261-5. 1999
    ..There was no significant correlation between the CS and the memory disturbances. The results suggest that early visual impairment and higher-level cognitive disturbances are independent in AD...
  42. ncbi Abstraction is impaired at the perceptual level in schizophrenic patients
    S Keri
    Department of Psychiatry, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical University, Szeged, Hungary
    Neurosci Lett 243:93-6. 1998
    ..These findings suggest that the perceptual learning of categories, but not free classification judgements are impaired in schizophrenia, and that this impairment is not due to pure attentional disturbances...
  43. ncbi Shaping the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation of the human motor cortex
    M A Nitsche
    Department for Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 97:3109-17. 2007
    ..For future applications of tDCS, such paradigms may help to achieve more selective tDCS effects...
  44. doi Modulatory effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on laser-evoked potentials
    Gabor Csifcsak
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Pain Med 10:122-32. 2009
    ..In a separate experiment subjective, pain rating scores of 16 healthy subjects in two perceptual categories (warm sensation, mild pain) were also analyzed...
  45. doi Electrophysiological correlates of reduced pain perception after theta-burst stimulation
    Gabor Csifcsak
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 20:1051-5. 2009
    ..When compared with sham stimulation, cTBS resulted in a significantly greater diminution of pain ratings and N2-P2 amplitudes on the hand contralateral to the site of motor cortex stimulation...
  46. doi Gender-specific modulation of short-term neuroplasticity in the visual cortex induced by transcranial direct current stimulation
    Leila Chaieb
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Vis Neurosci 25:77-81. 2008
    ..These results indicate that sex differences exist within the visual cortex of humans, and may be subject to the influences of modulatory neurotransmitters or gonadal hormones which mirror short-term neuroplastic effects...
  47. doi Both the cutaneous sensation and phosphene perception are modulated in a frequency-specific manner during transcranial alternating current stimulation
    Zs Turi
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 31:275-85. 2013
    ..Despite the growing number of studies using tACS, we know little about the procedural sensations caused by stimulation. In order to fill this gap, we explored the cutaneous sensation and phosphene perception during tACS...
  48. ncbi Visual information processing in patients with schizophrenia: evidence for the impairment of central mechanisms
    S Keri
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Neurosci Lett 293:69-71. 2000
    ..Instead, deficient cortical interactions of rapidly changing environmental signals may be involved...
  49. ncbi Event-related potentials from a visual categorization task
    A Antal
    Department of Physiology, University of Szeged, Faculty of Medicine, POB 427, H 6720, Szeged, Hungary
    Brain Res Brain Res Protoc 7:131-6. 2001
    ..Our work provides an inexpensive noninvasive method to study both early perceptual and late phases of semantic information processing by recording ERPs during the categorization of natural scenes...
  50. ncbi Lactate infusion fails to improve semantic categorization in Alzheimer's disease
    Janos Kalman
    Department of Psychiatry, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical and Pharmaceutical Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, H 6721 Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, Hungary
    Brain Res Bull 65:533-9. 2005
    ..The effect of sodium-lactate to slightly improve semantic memory might be based on its positive effect on cardio- and cerebro-vascular function and neuronal metabolism...
  51. doi Increasing human brain excitability by transcranial high-frequency random noise stimulation
    Daniella Terney
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 28:14147-55. 2008
    ..In terms of efficacy tRNS appears to possess at least the same therapeutic potential as rTMS/tDCS in diseases such as depression, while furthermore avoiding the constraint of current flow direction sensitivity characteristic of tDCS...
  52. ncbi Temporal pattern of source activities evoked by different types of motion onset stimuli
    Chantal Delon-Martin
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Str 40, D 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 31:1567-79. 2006
    ..v) The rotation condition evoked a novel component P180, concomitant with an increased activity in the left middle temporal gyrus...
  53. ncbi The paracentral visual field in multiple sclerosis: evidence for a deficit in interneuronal spatial summation?
    A Antal
    Department of Physiology, University of Szeged, P O Box 427, 6720 Szeged, Hungary
    Vision Res 41:1735-42. 2001
    ....
  54. pmc Simply longer is not better: reversal of theta burst after-effect with prolonged stimulation
    Olga Lucia Gamboa
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075, Gottingen, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 204:181-7. 2010
    ..It is relevant for clinical applications for which an ongoing need for further protocol improvement is imminent...
  55. ncbi Facilitation of probabilistic classification learning by transcranial direct current stimulation of the prefrontal cortex in the human
    Tamas Z Kincses
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 42:113-7. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that further studies on the facilitation of learning and memory processes by tDCS are warranted...
  56. ncbi Task-related temporal and topographical changes of cortical activity during ultra-rapid visual categorization
    Tamás Zsigmond Kincses
    Department of Neurology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Brain Res 1112:191-200. 2006
    ..The data we provided here draw attention to the careful handling of results obtained from categorization experiments, because different task requirements can affect the early categorization process itself...
  57. doi Pergolide increases the efficacy of cathodal direct current stimulation to reduce the amplitude of laser-evoked potentials in humans
    Daniella Terney
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:79-91. 2008
    ..Furthermore, it demonstrates the potential for repetitive daily stimulation therapy for pain patients...
  58. doi Diurnal time course of heat pain perception in healthy humans
    C G Bachmann
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Medical Centre, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, D 37075 Goettingen, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 489:122-5. 2011
    ....
  59. doi Does the menstrual cycle influence the motor and phosphene thresholds in migraine?
    K Boros
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Eur J Neurol 16:367-74. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to determine whether the different phases of the menstrual cycle influence the phosphene thresholds (PT) and resting motor thresholds (RMT) in migraineurs...
  60. ncbi Modulation of cortical excitability by weak direct current stimulation--technical, safety and functional aspects
    Michael A Nitsche
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, D 37075 Gotingen, Germany
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 56:255-76. 2003
  61. ncbi Direct current stimulation over MT+/V5 modulates motion aftereffect in humans
    Andrea Antal
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 15:2491-4. 2004
    ..These results provide evidence that external modulation of neural excitability in human MT+/V5 affects the strength of perceived motion after-effect and support the involvement of MT+/V5 in motion adaptation processes...
  62. doi Transcranial direct current stimulation: State of the art 2008
    Michael A Nitsche
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Gottingen, Germany
    Brain Stimul 1:206-23. 2008
    ..Brain stimulation with weak direct currents is a promising tool in human neuroscience and neurobehavioral research. To facilitate and standardize future tDCS studies, we offer this overview of the state of the art for tDCS...
  63. ncbi Bidirectional modulation of primary visual cortex excitability: a combined tDCS and rTMS study
    Nicolas Lang
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:5782-7. 2007
    ..The authors examined whether tDCS can also prime the cortical response to rTMS in the human visual cortex...
  64. doi Electrode-distance dependent after-effects of transcranial direct and random noise stimulation with extracephalic reference electrodes
    Vera Moliadze
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, Gottingen, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:2165-71. 2010
    ..To evaluate the importance of the distance between stimulation electrodes, in various montages, on the ability to induce sustained cortical excitability changes using transcranial direct and random noise stimulation...
  65. pmc Attenuation of N2 amplitude of laser-evoked potentials by theta burst stimulation of primary somatosensory cortex
    Csaba Poreisz
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 185:611-21. 2008
    ..Furthermore, imTBS produced responses similar to those observed by other forms of TBS induced excitability changes in the SI...
  66. pmc Modulating parameters of excitability during and after transcranial direct current stimulation of the human motor cortex
    Michael A Nitsche
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Str 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    J Physiol 568:291-303. 2005
    ..In contrast, the after-effects of tDCS are due to shifts in intracortical inhibition and facilitation, and at least partly also to facilitatory I-wave interaction, which is controlled by synaptic activity...
  67. ncbi Dopaminergic modulation of long-lasting direct current-induced cortical excitability changes in the human motor cortex
    Michael A Nitsche
    Georg August University, Department for Clinical Neurophysiology, Robert Koch Str 40, 37099 Goettingen, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 23:1651-7. 2006
    ..g. migraine and epilepsy...
  68. ncbi Transient prosopagnosia after ischemic stroke
    N Lang
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Str 40, 37075 Goettingen, Germany
    Neurology 66:916. 2006
  69. ncbi Somatosensory evoked potentials correlate with genetics in Huntington's disease
    Sandor Beniczky
    Department of Neurology, University of Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, Szeged, Hungary
    Neuroreport 13:2295-8. 2002
    ....
  70. doi Cutaneous perception thresholds of electrical stimulation methods: comparison of tDCS and tRNS
    Géza Gergely Ambrus
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1908-14. 2010
    ....
  71. ncbi Brain-derived neurotrophic factor: its impact upon neuroplasticity and neuroplasticity inducing transcranial brain stimulation protocols
    L Chaieb
    Clinic for Clinical Neurophysiology, University Medical Center, Georg August University, Robert Koch Str 40, 37075, Gottingen, Germany
    Neurogenetics 15:1-11. 2014
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize recent knowledge on the relationship of this BDNF SNP and neuroplasticity. ..
  72. pmc Pharmacological modulation of the short-lasting effects of antagonistic direct current-stimulation over the human motor cortex
    Leila Chaieb
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Göttingen Göttingen, Germany
    Front Psychiatry 3:67. 2012
    ..These results indicate that the aftereffects of tDCS are dependent upon the order of stimulation applied, and also demonstrate the prolongation of tDCS aftereffects when combined with the administration of CNS active drugs...
  73. doi Short-duration transcranial random noise stimulation induces blood oxygenation level dependent response attenuation in the human motor cortex
    Leila Chaieb
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Str 40, 37075, Gottingen, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 198:439-44. 2009
    ..TRNS also provides a qualitatively new way of producing and interfering with brain plasticity, although, further research is required to optimise stimulation parameters and efficacy...
  74. ncbi Cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the parietal cortex modifies facial gender adaptation
    Edina Timea Varga
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Gottingen
    Ideggyogy Sz 60:474-9. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi Light therapy increases visual contrast sensitivity in seasonal affective disorder
    Zoltan Szabo
    Department of Psychiatry, Albert Szent Györgyi Center for Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Semmelweis u 6, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
    Psychiatry Res 126:15-21. 2004
    ..We found no significant difference between the patients and controls either before or after light therapy. These results raise the possibility that light therapy induces retinal sensitization in seasonal affective disorder...
  76. ncbi Spatiotemporal visual processing in schizophrenia
    Szabolcs Keri
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 14:190-6. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the hypodopaminergic state induced by antipsychotic medication may produce parkinsonian visual impairments in schizophrenia patients...
  77. ncbi Safety aspects of transcranial direct current stimulation concerning healthy subjects and patients
    Csaba Poreisz
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Brain Res Bull 72:208-14. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that tDCS applied to motor and non-motor areas according to the present tDCS safety guidelines, is associated with relatively minor adverse effects in healthy humans and patients with varying neurological disorders...
  78. ncbi Position-specificity of facial adaptation
    Gyula Kovacs
    Department of Cognitive Science, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
    Neuroreport 16:1945-9. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that face adaptation effects are only partially translation invariant and facial after-effects measured with peripheral test stimuli primarily reflect the adaptation processes in the contralateral hemisphere...
  79. ncbi Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of prefrontal cortex enhances working memory
    Felipe Fregni
    Harvard Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330, Brookline Avenue, KS 452, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Exp Brain Res 166:23-30. 2005
    ..Furthermore, this effect depends on the stimulation polarity and is specific to the site of stimulation. This result may be helpful to develop future interventions aiming at clinical benefits...
  80. ncbi Electrophysiological correlates of visual adaptation to faces and body parts in humans
    Gyula Kovacs
    Department of Cognitive Science, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, H 1111, Hungary
    Cereb Cortex 16:742-53. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that shape-selective adaptation is a general mechanism of visual object processing and its neural effects are primarily reflected in the N170 component of the ERP responses...
  81. ncbi Safety criteria for transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in humans
    Michael A Nitsche
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:2220-2; author reply 2222-3. 2003