Galvanic Skin Reflex in Newborn Humans

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Science  21 May 1965:
Vol. 148, Issue 3673, pp. 1108-1111
DOI: 10.1126/science.148.3673.1108


Psychophysiological recordings of reactivity to light and sound and to tactile and olfactory stimulation demonstrate that the galvanic skin reflex is an observable and functional mechanism in the 20- to 67-hour-old newborn human.