Probing short-latency cortical inhibition in the visual cortex with transcranial magnetic stimulation: A reliability study.

Affiliation

School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, 401 Washtenaw Ave, 41809, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church Street, 48109, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive method to stimulate localized brain regions. Despite widespread use in motor cortex, TMS is seldom performed in sensory areas due to variable, qualitative metrics.

Keywords

Gamma aminobutyric acid,Paired-pulse,Phosphenes,Recruitment curve,Short-interval cortical inhibition,Transcranial magnetic stimulation,