Measurement of the Conditioned Eyelid Reflex

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Science  05 Jun 1964:
Vol. 144, Issue 3623, pp. 1248-1249
DOI: 10.1126/science.144.3623.1248


The magnitude of the conditioned eyelid reflex is defined as the integral of the amplitude over the time course of the blink. This measure is significantly related to the conventional measures of frequency, latency, and amplitude, but exhibits variance of its own which appears to reflect its greater sensitivity to the physiological processes underlying the blink.