Anxiety, stress, and the contingent negative variation.

@article{Knott1973AnxietySA,
  title={Anxiety, stress, and the contingent negative variation.},
  author={John R. Knott and Dudley A. Irwin},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1973},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={
          538-41
        }
}
  • John R. Knott, Dudley A. Irwin
  • Published in
    Archives of general…
    1973
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Two groups of 26 male college students, one scoring in the upper 10% and one scoring in the lower 10% of the Bendig test of emotionality (original sample, N = 200), were studied under a "low-stress" and a "high-stress" condition. Contingent negative variations (CNV) and galvanic skin responses (GSR) were recorded in a differential reaction time paradigm. Under low stress (flash-flash, response) both groups demonstrated equal CNV amplitudes. Under high stress (flash-intense electrical shock… CONTINUE READING

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