Physiological responses induced by pleasant stimuli.

@article{Watanuki2005PhysiologicalRI,
  title={Physiological responses induced by pleasant stimuli.},
  author={Shigeki Watanuki and Yeon-Kyu Kim},
  journal={Journal of physiological anthropology and applied human science},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={135-8}
}
The specific physiological responses induced by pleasant stimuli were investigated in this study. Various physiological responses of the brain (encephaloelectrogram; EEG), autonomic nervous system (ANS), immune system and endocrine system were monitored when pleasant stimuli such as odors, emotional pictures and rakugo, a typical Japanese comical story-telling, were presented to subjects. The results revealed that (i) EEG activities of the left frontal brain region were enhanced by a pleasant… CONTINUE READING

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