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Table 4 Ratings of sensations at the scalp during TPS stimulation

From: First evidence of long-term effects of transcranial pulse stimulation (TPS) on the human brain

  Sham Verum
n (%) Mean intensity (SD) n (%) Mean intensity (SD)
Tactile 7 (9.72) 3.64 (2.01) 7 (9.72) 4.67 (3.20)
Pressure 3 (4.17) 3.00 (1.73) 11 (15.28) 2.23 (1.54)
Pain 1 (1.39) 2.00 (0.00) 12 (16.67) 2.27 (1.47)
  1. Number (n) and percentage of sessions in which specific sensations occurred out of all 72 TPS sessions (12, participants, 6 session each). Mean and standard deviation (SD) for sensation intensity, ranging from 1 to 10 (= max. intensity), were calculated for reported sensations only