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Piloerection

Known as: goose flesh, pilomotor reflex, horripilation 
The reflex process in which the arrectores pilorum (hair follicle) muscles contract and cause the hair to stand erect. [GOC:BHF, http://en.wikipedia… Expand
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2017
2017
This psychophysiological study is the first to examine the relationship between emotional tears and emotional piloerection (i.e… Expand
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Fibroblasts are the major mesenchymal cell type in connective tissue and deposit the collagen and elastic fibres of the… Expand
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2013
2013
The insulating properties of the primate integument are influenced by many factors, including piloerection, which raises the hair… Expand
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Research highlights ► Film audio tracks are more powerful than music in eliciting piloerection. ► Objective measurement of… Expand
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Relatively little is known about aesthetic chills, the experience of goose bumps and shivers in response to the arts. The present… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVES To determine if apoptosis (programmed cell death) occurs systemically in lymphoid and parenchymal cells during sepsis… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
There is considerable preclinical evidence for a relationship between noradrenergic brain systems and behaviors associated with… Expand
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
The behavioural repertoire of four captive breeding pairs of Callithrix jacchus jacchus is described. Social communication took… Expand
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1958
Highly Cited
1958
A unialgal culture of Microcystis aeruginosa Kutz. emend. Elenkin, which is toxic when injected intraperitoneally into white mice… Expand
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1957
Highly Cited
1957
A method has been described for the study of the central effects produced by the intracerebral injection of drugs in the… Expand
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