Autonomic markers of emotional processing: skin sympathetic nerve activity in humans during exposure to emotionally charged images

@inproceedings{Brown2012AutonomicMO,
  title={Autonomic markers of emotional processing: skin sympathetic nerve activity in humans during exposure to emotionally charged images},
  author={Rachael Brown and Cheree James and Luke A. Henderson and Vaughan G. Macefield},
  booktitle={Front. Physio.},
  year={2012}
}
The sympathetic innervation of the skin primarily subserves thermoregulation, but the system has also been commandeered as a means of expressing emotion. While it is known that the level of skin sympathetic nerve activity (SSNA) is affected by anxiety, the majority of emotional studies have utilized the galvanic skin response as a means of inferring… CONTINUE READING

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