A Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task evokes stress and differential effects on masseter-muscle activity and haemodynamics.


This study aimed to determine autonomic and jaw-muscle activities, and haemodynamic responses, to acute experimental mental stress in humans. Eleven healthy men (25.2 ± 3.0 years of age) and five healthy women (23.0 ± 3.7 years of age) performed a standardized mental stress task, the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task (PASAT). Autonomic function, such as… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0722.2012.00973.x