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Electrodermal Phenomena and Recording Techniques

Chapter

Abstract

Electrodermal activity (EDA) is the general term used to define autonomic changes in the electrical properties of the skin. One of the most frequently used measures of EDA is skin conductance (SC), which can be quantified by applying an electrical potential between two points of skin contact, usually the medial or distal phalanxes of the non-dominant hand, and measuring the resulting electric current between them.

Keywords

Stratum Corneum Alternate Current Sweat Gland Skin Conductance Skin Conductance Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information Engineering, Bioengineering and Robotics Research Center “E. Piaggio”University of PisaPisaItaly

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