Cardiac-Somatic Uncoupling

  • Paul A. Obrist


In the last chapter I presented evidence that HR and somatomotor activity covary under several circumstances. Such HR changes are vagally mediated, suggesting that the mechanism involved in the HR-somatic covariation is the same as that involved in the HR changes associated with exercise.


Active Coping Cold Pressor Aversive Stimulus Sympathetic Innervation Aversive Event 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul A. Obrist
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  1. 1.University of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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