Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 165, Issue 3, pp 412–414 | Cite as

Method for Studies of Orientation and Exploratory Behavior in Humans. Effects of Emotional Stress

  • N. L. LilaEmail author
  • S. K. Sudakov

We developed a new experimental model for studies of orientation and exploratory behavior in humans. This method allows analysis of variants of orientation and exploratory behavior in humans, including risky behavior, and cognitive and individual typological parameters. The model allows distinguishing examinees with high and low orientation and exploratory activity, which helps to determine their psychoemotional status. Surprisingly, individuals in emotional strain demonstrated longer orientation and exploratory behavior. This allows them to achieve the results more rapidly during purposeful behavior under similar conditions. This model provides the tool for evaluation of the electrophysiological, autonomic, and biochemical mechanisms of orientation and exploratory behavior of humans.

Key Words

orientation and exploratory behavior in humans effective behavior emotional stress cortisol correlations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Luca Lugansk State Medical UniversityLuganskUkraine
  2. 2.P. K. Anokhin Research Institute of Normal PhysiologyMoscowRussia

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