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Goldenkoff ER, Deluisi JA, Destiny DP, Lee TG, Michon KJ, Brissenden JA, Taylor SF, Polk TA, Vesia M. The behavioral and neural effects of parietal theta burst stimulation on the grasp network are stronger during a grasping task than at rest. Front Neurosci. 2023 Oct 26;17:1198222. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2023.1198222. PMID: 37954875; PMCID: PMC10637360. [PubMed] [Google Scholar]

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