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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

Abstract

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.