electrodermal response

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Related to electrodermal response: Psychogalvanic Reflex, galvanic skin responses


Luigi, Italian physician and anatomist, 1737-1798.
galvanic bath - water bath that is charged with galvanic current.
galvanic current - continuous one-direction electric current.
galvanic skin response - skin's response to electric stimulation. Synonym(s): electrodermal response
galvanic-faradic test - an electrodiagnostic test of muscles.
galvanism - oral manifestations of direct current electricity occurring when dental restorations with dissimilar electric potentials (such as silver and gold) are placed in the mouth. Synonym(s): voltaism
galvanometer - an instrument used to measure current.

electrodermal response (i·lekˈ·trō·derˑ·ml r·spnsˑ),

n technique by which sensors monitor the skin's electrical resistance to treat anxiety disorders, chronic pain, hyperhidrosis, and stress. Also called
electrodermal activity therapy.
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Bierman & Radin, 1997) have shown evidence of an increase in electrodermal response amplitudes several seconds before an emotional picture is presented.
Magnitude of electrodermal response to a standard stimulus as a function of intensity and proximity of a prior stimulus.
An attempt was thus made to characterize the electrodermal response seen for each condition (activate, rest, and calm) in the two EDA-DMILS studies.
Phasic electrodermal responses associated with whole-body instability: presence and influence of expectation.
Lovibond further demonstrated that certainty reduced feelings of aversion and also electrodermal responses.
In one study, Lovibond (1963) demonstrated that electrodermal responses of homosexual males could be conditioned, using film clips of nude males as unconditioned stimuli (USs) and abstract symbols as conditioned stimuli (CSs).
A recent physiologic study suggests a defect in central nervous system arousal regulation: Electrodermal responses to stimulation were absent or exaggerated in children with sensory modulation problems, and they habituated to repeated stimulation more slowly than normal controls, Dr.
Furthermore, as electrodermal responses are easily discriminable and quantifiable immediately following stimulus presentations, EDA represents a convenient measure of autonomic activity when experimental paradigms involve the repeated presentation of discrete stimuli.
Forty-eight sessions meeting minimum criteria for electrodermal responses were included in the analysis.
This interactive program detects electrodermal responses (EDRs) and performs a parameterization.
Irregularities in respiration often result in so-called electrodermal responses (EDRs).
The authors investigated whether these EDA responses are also part of the remote influence effect and, therefore, discarded all electrodermal responses related to irregularities in respiration from the experimental data.