Robert J. Harrington

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The purpose of this study was to clarify the available literature and study the influence of ultrasound on the conduction velocity and amplitude of evoked sensory potentials in the median nerve. Thirteen subjects were assigned to either Experimental or Control Groups for ultrasound or placebo treatments. We compared sensory-nerve conduction velocity in the(More)
This study aimed to determine whether background music genre can alter food perception and acceptance, but also to determine how the effect of background music can vary as a function of type of food (emotional versus non-emotional foods) and source of music performer (single versus multiple performers). The music piece was edited into four genres:(More)
It has been suggested that the health care system might be best assessed by the patient's own attitudes concerning the quality of service rendered (Wood, 1974). The purpose of this study is to analyze the psychosocial quality of the health service/hospital system in the greater Iowa City, Iowa area, and the relative emotional stability of hospitalized(More)
Several recent studies have demonstrated that people intuitively make consistent matches between classical music and specific wines. It is not clear, however, what governs such crossmodal mappings. Here, we assess the role of emotion—specifically different dimensional aspects of valence, arousal, and dominance—in mediating such mappings. Participants(More)
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