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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2022, 4(1); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2022.040108.

Application Progress of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in the Regulation of Cognitive Function


Yanxiang Cheng

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Yanxiang Cheng

Nanjing Sport Institute, Nanjing, 210018, China


Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS) is a non-invasive technique to regulate the activity of cortical neurons. The DC intensity used is low and constant (0.5 ~ 2 MA), and commonly the duration is 5 ~ 30 minutes. In recent years, TDCS has been widely studied and applied in the fields of neuroscience and neuropathology thanks to its low cost, convenient portability and remarkable regulation effect. This paper introduces the physiological effects and implementation methods of TDCS, and discusses the application progress of TDCS in the regulation of cognitive function from the perspective of learning and memory, attention, perception, emotion and decision-making.


Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS), cognitive function, regulation

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Yanxiang Cheng. Application Progress of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in the Regulation of Cognitive Function. Frontiers in Sport Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 1: 46-49. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2022.040108.


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