Looking at the heart of low and high heart rate variability fearful flyers: self-reported anxiety when confronting feared stimuli.

@article{Bornas2005LookingAT,
  title={Looking at the heart of low and high heart rate variability fearful flyers: self-reported anxiety when confronting feared stimuli.},
  author={Xavier Bornas and Jordi Llabr{\'e}s and Miquel Noguera and Ana M A L{\'o}pez and Francesca Barcel{\'o} and Miquel Tortella-Feliu and Miquel Angel Fullana},
  journal={Biological psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={182-7}
}
Previous research has shown that phobic subjects with low heart rate variability (HRV) are less able to inhibit an inappropriate response when confronted with threatening words compared to phobic subjects with high HRV [Johnsen, B.H., Thayer, J.F., Laberg, J.C., Wormnes, B., Raadal, M., Skaret, E., et al., 2003. Attentional and physiological characteristics… CONTINUE READING