An EEG correlate of autonomic discrimination Physiological Psychology Discrimination First Online: 12 February 2014 Abstract
In a forced choice procedure, Ss can identify the presence or absence of their own spontaneous GSRs. Correctly and incorrectly discriminated GSRs are preceded by opposing patterns of 5 cps EEG activity. It is suggested that discriminable GSRs are produced by the same central events which serve as cues for the discrimination.
Keywords Operant Conditioning Electrodermal Activity Forced Choice Procedure Correct Guess Operant Conditioning Procedure
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The work forms part of an honors thesis in the Department of Psychology at Harvard College. It was supervised by Drs. David Shapiro and Andrew Crider and Mr. Bernard Tursky at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center. The author is grateful to them for their critical advice and support. Financial assistance was provided by NIMH Grant MH-08853-02 and by ONR Contract Nonr-1866(43).
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