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RG Brain stimulation, neuroplasticity and learning

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Head of the Research Group

Dr. Jamila Andoh

Phone: +49 621 1703-6307

Fax: +49 621 1703-6305

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Research Building, 2nd Floor, Room 211

Description

The working group is focused on mechanisms underlying brain plasticity using techniques such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). We aim at investigating individual variability in learning and memory circuits, as well as functional and structural connectivity, which could provide a better understanding of the development of chronic pain.

We will examine mechanisms leading to maladaptive plasticity in chronic pain patients using multimodal approaches such as psychometric measures (personality factors, behavioural variables), neuroimaging techniques (functional, structural MRI) with neurophysiological techniques (TMS, tDCS) as tools to promote beneficial plasticity.



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