Eirik Inge Nordmark

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Three experiments investigated whether background noise modified the startle blink reflex and prepulse inhibition (PPI). In Experiment 1 background noise was about 28 (ambient), 40, and 60 dB; in Experiments 2 and 3 background noise was ambient and 60 dB. Prepulses were 70-dB tones (Experiments 1 and 3) or a tactile stimulus (Experiment 2).(More)
Takk til senter for aldersforskning i Tromsø for økonomisk støtte til datainnsamling. Abstract Prepulse inhibition (PPI) is assumed to index attentional processes by inhibition of the startle reflex. By directing attention towards a weak stimulus, i.e., the prepulse, PPI is increased. We investigated controlled and automatic processes related to attention(More)
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