E-meter

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E-meter

Dianetics
A device that measures galvanic skin responses in a client being counselled for traumatic memories, known to Scientologists as “engrams”.
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The complaint alleged that employees were compelled to attend courses infused with teachings and practices of the Church of Scientology; one employee was compelled to participate in Scientology audits, during which the employee was asked personal questions while connected to an electropsychometer; another employee was compelled to participate in a purification program; and that employees were terminated or constructively discharged shortly after objecting to continued participation in these practices or programs.
Scientology's alternative to psychiatry involves "auditing" sessions that often make use of a device known as an "electropsychometer" or "e-meter," which passes a small electrical current through a user.
(122) An electropsychometer, or "E-meter," which is an electrical device that measures skin responses, helps the auditor identify the preclear's areas of spiritual difficulty.