Review: Electrodermal Responses: What Happens in the Brain

@article{Critchley2002ReviewER,
  title={Review: Electrodermal Responses: What Happens in the Brain},
  author={Hugo D. Critchley},
  journal={The Neuroscientist},
  year={2002},
  volume={8},
  pages={132 - 142}
}
  • H. Critchley
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Neuroscientist
Electrodermal activity (EDA) is now the preferred term for changes in electrical conductance of the skin, including phasic changes that have been referred to as galvanic skin responses (GSR), that result from sympathetic neuronal activity. EDA is a sensitive psychophysiological index of changes in autonomic sympathetic arousal that are integrated with emotional and cognitive states. Until recently there was little direct knowledge of brain mechanisms governing generation and control of EDA in… Expand

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