This paper reports the preliminary results of a study on the effect of personality type on the extent to which Anodal tDCS can improve performance on work memory test. Double blind randomize tests were conducted on five individuals which after sham or tDCS was applied were asked to carry out n-back working memory test. Prior to experiments, the subject undertook the big 5 personality test. All subjects exhibited better memory scores on tDCS than on the sham. Furthermore the subject with highest “conscientiousness” score showed the highest improvement in working memory score.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2016
Event38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society - Disney's Contemporary Resort, Orlando, United States
Duration: 17 Aug 201620 Aug 2016

Conference

Conference38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
Abbreviated titleIEEE EMB
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando
Period17/08/1620/08/16

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