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Uncovering the Magic in Magnetic Brain Stimulation

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Science  28 Sep 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5846, pp. 1846
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5846.1846a

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A detailed look at the effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation, reported on page 1918 of this issue of Science, shows that TMS can boost or dampen the firing of neurons depending on ongoing brain activity.