Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Stuttering Treatment (Ep. 640)

stuttering, StutterTalk

Jennifer Chesters, MA, MSc, DPhil

Dr. Jennifer Chesters joins Peter Reitzes to discuss her research on transcranial direct current stimulation in stuttering treatment. Chester and colleagues current study on this topic is available at no charge.

Jennifer Chesters, MA, MSc, DPhil, is a neuroscience researcher and speech and language therapist at the Oxford Department of Experimental Psychology. Dr. Chesters is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow on a team led by Kate Watkins that is investigating the neural basis of stuttering using a range of brain imaging and stimulation techniques. Dr. Chesters is first author on the recently published study “Transcranial direct current stimulation over left inferior frontal cortex improves speech fluency in adults who stutter” in the BRAIN: A Journal of Neurology.