galvanic skin response


galvanic skin response

noun

Definition of GALVANIC SKIN RESPONSE

:  a change in the electrical resistance of the skin that is a physiochemical response to emotional arousal which increases sympathetic nervous system activity

First Known Use of GALVANIC SKIN RESPONSE

1942

galvanic skin response

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GALVANIC SKIN RESPONSE

: a change in the electrical resistance of the skin that is a physiochemical response to emotional arousal which increases sympathetic nervous system activity—abbreviation GSR

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