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(Psychology) another name for galvanic skin responseAbbreviation: PGR
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|Noun||1.||psychogalvanic 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|
electrical skin response, electrodermal response, Fere phenomenon, galvanic skin response, GSR, Tarchanoff phenomenon
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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