The effect of transcranial direct current stimulation on conditioned pain modulation in healthy older adults

Study Overview

The purpose of this study is to test and compare the influence of transcranial direct current stimulation over the motor cortex and the cerebellum upon your experience of pain for various painful stimuli, including cold and pressure stimuli.

Study Description

The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of anodal (excitatory) tDCS on pain inhibitory capacity during conditioned pain modulation (CPM) in healthy older adults.

Additional Information

Participants will be compensated for their participation.


  • IRB Number: 1608910035
  • Research Study Identifier: TX7080
  • Principal Investigator: Kelly Naugle

Recruitment Status

Open

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