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Investigating the feasibility of using transcranial direct current stimulation to enhance fluency in people who stutter

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Developmental stuttering is a disorder of speech fluency affecting 1% of the adult population. Long-term reductions in stuttering are difficult for adults to achieve with behavioural therapies. We investigated whether a single session of transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) could improve fluency in people who stutter (PWS). In separate sessions, either anodal TDCS (1mA for 20min) or sham stimulation was applied over the left inferior frontal cortex while PWS read sentences aloud. Fl...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.bandl.2016.10.003

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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St Annes College
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Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Chesters, J
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Möttönen, R
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Brain and Language Journal website
Publication date:
2016-10-31
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1090-2155
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0093-934X
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pubs:660288
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uri:0f080d04-2e34-4381-b9f3-2c0b61ed3555
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uuid:0f080d04-2e34-4381-b9f3-2c0b61ed3555
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pubs:660288
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English

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