[Commentary] What does left-right autonomic asymmetry signify?

Critchley, Hugo D and Nagai, Yoko (2015) [Commentary] What does left-right autonomic asymmetry signify? Emotion Review, 8 (1). pp. 76-77. ISSN 1754-0739

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Abstract

The situation-dependent lateralization of sympathetic electrodermal arousal during real-life stress (Picard, Fedor, & Ayzenberg, 2016) may challenge a unitary notion of arousal, and call into question the practice of unilateral electrodermal recording, but there are broader implications. Here we consider a potential relationship between stress-induced lateralized shifts in electrodermal activity, and a theory concerning lateralized emotion-induced cardiac arrhythmia.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: arousal, brain, cardiovascular, electrodermal, emotion, stress
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Neuroscience
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF0511 Affection. Feeling. Emotion
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Depositing User: louisa Brooks
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2014 06:08
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2017 20:23
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/49033

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