Facial coloration and temperature responses in blushing.

@article{Shearn1990FacialCA,
  title={Facial coloration and temperature responses in blushing.},
  author={D Shearn and Esbjorn Bergman and K Hill and Andrew Abel and L J Hinds},
  journal={Psychophysiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={687-93}
}
Little work on the psychophysiology of blushing has been done since Darwin's 1872 observations. Facial vascular and temperature changes have been largely ignored in psychophysiology. We had 16 female and 16 male undergraduate volunteers watch a videotape intended to produce blushing (the individual's singing recorded the previous day), and a videotape not intended to produce blushing, but elicit physiological responses for comparison (a segment from Hitchcock's movie Psycho). Four people were… CONTINUE READING

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