transcranial magnetic stimulation
Back at Beth Israel it is time for some transcranial magnetic stimulation. TMS uses magnets to induce tiny electrical impulses that turn off target areas of the brain, so researchers can test whether they are needed in certain tasks.Alison Motluk

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TMS

abbreviation
transcranial magnetic stimulation
Back at Beth Israel it is time for some transcranial magnetic stimulation. TMS uses magnets to induce tiny electrical impulses that turn off target areas of the brain, so researchers can test whether they are needed in certain tasks.Alison Motluk, New Scientist
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