Voluntary Control of Autonomic Functions

@inproceedings{Yates1980VoluntaryCO,
  title={Voluntary Control of Autonomic Functions},
  author={A. J. Yates},
  year={1980}
}
  • A. J. Yates
  • Published 1980
  • Psychology
  • In discussing the historical antecedents of biofeedback in Chapter 1 it was evident that one of the developments which aroused most interest was the alleged demonstration of voluntary control over functions mediated via the autonomic nervous system (ANS) since it had long been considered that these functions could not be voluntarily controlled. The experiments of N. E. Miller and his colleagues with curarized rats appeared to overcome the difficulty raised by those who argued that the apparent… CONTINUE READING
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