galvanic skin response









galvanic skin response


noun

  1. a change in the electrical conductivity of the skin caused by an emotional reaction to a stimulus.

noun

  1. a change in the electrical resistance of the skin occurring in moments of strong emotion; measurements of this change are used in lie detector testsAbbreviation: GSR

n.

  1. A measure of electrical resistance as a reflection of changes in emotional arousal, taken by attaching electrodes to any part of the skin and recording changes in moment-to-moment perspiration and related activity of the autonomic nervous system.

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