galvanic skin response


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galvanic skin response

n.
Evidence of emotional arousal obtained by attaching electrodes to any part of the skin and recording momentary changes in perspiration and other functions of the autonomic nervous system.
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galvanic skin response

n
(Psychology) a change in the electrical resistance of the skin occurring in moments of strong emotion; measurements of this change are used in lie detector tests. Abbreviation: GSR
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Noun1.galvanic skin response - a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
response, reaction - a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent; "a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age"
lie detector - a polygraph that records bodily changes sometimes associated with lying
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Analysis of Galvanic Skin Response. Baseline GSR was similar in M and C groups (0.076 [+ or -] 0.061 [micro]S versus 0.04 [+ or -] 0.051 [micro]S, resp., p = 0.122).
Modica et al., "Electroencephalographic, heart rate, and galvanic skin response assessment for an advertising perception study: application to antismoking public service announcements," Journal of Visualized Experiments, vol.
In this study, emotion recognition from Galvanic Skin Response (GSR) was performed using time domain based features, wavelet approaches and Empirical Mode Decomposition (EMD) approaches.
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The biomedical analog interfaces include three ECG channels, photo-plethysmography (PPG), galvanic skin response (GSR), two multi-frequency bio-impedance (BIO-Z) channels to support new applications such as impedance- tomography, body fluid analysis and stroke volume measurements, and three reconfigurable channels.
Nineteen affective movement experts (professional ballet dancers) and 24 controls watched 96 video clips of emotionally expressive body movements while they performed an affect rating task (subjective response), and their galvanic skin response was recorded (physiological response).
Similar to a lie detector test, the galvanic skin response can pinpoint reactions people have when exposed to various forms of marketing stimuli.
In a recent comprehensive review of methods that can inform providers about treatment localization for SM, static palpation, motion palpation, and LLI assessment (pelvic only) were favorably recommended with limitations; radiographic imaging, paraspinal skin temperature, and galvanic skin response were unfavorably recommended.
The device is rumoured to feature an array of sensors, including an ambient light sensor, a UV sensor, accelerometer and galvanic skin response sensors.