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galvanic skin response

noun
1.
a change in the electrical conductivity of the skin caused by an emotional reaction to a stimulus.
Origin of galvanic skin response
1960-1965
1960-65
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galvanic skin response

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 tests GSR
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galvanic skin response in Medicine

galvanic skin response gal·van·ic skin response (gāl-vān'ĭk)
n.
Abbr. GSR
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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