Magnetic brain stimulation and brain function?

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Presenter: Alan Cowey

Published: January 2010

Age: 18-22 and upwards

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Royal Society

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Like his nineteenth century contemporaries David Ferrier tried to reveal cerebral localisation of function by direct electrical stimulation of the exposed brain of animals. With some notable exceptions the results were disappointing and confined to the systems governing movement, posture and balance.