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Brain and Language laboratory

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In the Brain and Language lab we search variety of populations in order to better understand the neural network underline language processing. We use the device of tDCS- transcranial Direct Current Stimulation. tDCS is a noninvasive, painless technique to induce neuromodulatory changes using a low intensity electrical current. Using tDCS we can either increase brain excitability (anodal tDCS) or decrease it (cathodal tDCS).

Major research applications are in aging, Parkinson disease, speech perception, PTSD- Posttraumatic stress disorder and so forth.

The Brain and Language lab is in the department of communication disorders.

The lab founded by Dr. Adi Lifshitz-Ben-Basat on 2015.