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


Medical Dictionary

galvanic skin response

noun

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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