Definition of electrodermal in English:


Syllabification: e·lec·tro·der·mal
Pronunciation: /iˌlektrōˈdərməl


  • Of or relating to measurement of the electrical conductivity of the skin, especially as an indicator of someone’s emotional responses.
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    • His early research demonstrated that individuals diagnosed with psychopathy showed diminished electrodermal responding to a conditioned stimulus in anticipation of shock.
    • Evidence for this hypothesis comes from findings on a faster habituation of the electrodermal responses to tones in hypotensives.
    • For an electrodermal response to a sensory stimulus, a rapid increase shortly after the stimulus onset would typically be expected, followed by a slower decrease.

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