Brain Awareness Video Contest

What is Deep Brain Stimulation?

  • Published30 Oct 2018
  • Reviewed30 Oct 2018
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  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

From laptops to television, we know that electricity is essential to our lives. Our brain cells also communicate with electricity. Deep brain stimulation, or DBS, takes advantage of this and uses electricity to treat brain disorders like Parkinsons disease.

This video is from the 2018 Brain Awareness Video Contest.

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