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The psychophysiology of the defence reaction

Carrol, Douglas


This thesis is concerned with the Soviet formulation of physiological arousal reactions as ORs and DRs. The proposed association of the OR with the heightening of perceptual sensitivity and the DR with the attention of sensitivity renders this formulation of theoretical importance. The reported occurrence of directionally distinct forehead vasomotor responding in the two reactions holds considerable empirical interest. The initial experiment reported in Chapter 2 explored the generality of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1972
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78d75535cdf


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01Front_Carroll.pdfFront Matter252.08 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
02Whole_Carroll.pdfWhole thesis5.03 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

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