Imagery encouragement absorption capacity, and relaxation during electromyograph biofeedback.

@article{Qualls1981ImageryEA,
  title={Imagery encouragement absorption capacity, and relaxation during electromyograph biofeedback.},
  author={Penelope J. Qualls and Peter W. Sheehan},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1981},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          370-9
        }
}
This study focused on individual differences in subjects' capacities for absorption and examined the effects of instructions designed to encourage the use of imaginal processes during electromyography (EMG) biofeedback. Twenty-four high-absorption and 24 low-absorption subjects were assigned to either a biofeedback condition. Each subject participated in two sessions of testing. Results showed that instructional manipulation of imaginal strategies was effective in overcoming the previously… CONTINUE READING

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