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Noun: galvanic skin response
  1. A change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
    - GSR, psychogalvanic response, electrodermal response, electrical skin response, Fere phenomenon, Tarchanoff phenomenon

Derived forms: galvanic skin responses

Type of: reaction, response

Part of: lie detector

Encyclopedia: Galvanic skin response