Awareness of Stimulus Relationships and Physiological Generality of Response in Autonomic Discrimination

  • James D. Block


I should like to describe some data collected in the laboratory of the Psychiatry Department at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine which reflect two phases of our interests in conditioned autonomic discrimination in man. The first phase concerns subjective awareness, or the ability to verbalize essential aspects of the experimental situation. The second concerns the physiological generality, or the amount of spread among organs, of autonomic discrimination in man.


Conditioned Stimulus Unconditioned Stimulus Electric Shock Neutral Stimulus Illumination Level 
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