Towards objectively quantifying sensory hypersensitivity: a pilot study of the “Ariana effect”

@inproceedings{Panagopoulos2013TowardsOQ,
  title={Towards objectively quantifying sensory hypersensitivity: a pilot study of the “Ariana effect”},
  author={Vassilis N. Panagopoulos and Deanna J. Greene and Meghan C. Campbell and Kevin J Black},
  booktitle={PeerJ},
  year={2013}
}
Background. Normally one habituates rapidly to steady, faint sensations. People with sensory hypersensitivity (SH), by contrast, continue to attend to such stimuli and find them noxious. SH is common in Tourette syndrome (TS) and autism, and methods to quantify SH may lead to better understanding of these disorders. In an attempt to objectively quantify SH severity, the authors tested whether a choice reaction time (CRT) task was a sensitive enough measure to detect significant distraction from… CONTINUE READING
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