skin resistance

skin resistance

[′skin ri‚zis·təns]
(electricity)
For alternating current of a given frequency, the direct-current resistance of a layer at the surface of a conductor whose thickness equals the skin depth.
(naval architecture)
The frictional resistance existing between the shell or skin of a ship and the water flowing over it.
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Galvanic skin resistance is a measure of changes in sweat gland activity that reflects the intensity of emotional arousal.
Citing information from the World Health Organization (WHO), the EcoWaste Coalition said that individuals who apply mercury-laced skin lightening products onto their face may experience skin discoloration, rashes and scarring and lower skin resistance to bacterial and fungal infections.
Eco-Waste, citing information from the World Health Organization, said that mercury in skin lightening products can 'damage the nervous, immune and renal systems, cause skin discoloration, rashes, and scarring, and reduce skin resistance to bacterial and fungal infections, as well as contaminate the environment with mercury discharged into the wastewater.'
Protectami's anti-pollution action is highlighted by an increase of the epidermal proteins which improve skin resistance to pollutants.
Other objective methods include electrocardiography (ECG) and galvanic skin resistance (GSR) in a 3D display environment [28-41].
Galvanic skin resistance in different phases of menstrual cycle in acne vulgaris.
The fairness cream contains mercury which reduces skin resistance to infections, can cause seizures, numbness anxiety, depression and even memory loss.
The groups warned that users of mercury-laced skin whitening cosmetics may experience skin discoloration, rashes and scarring, and reduced skin resistance to bacterial and fungal infections.
The tactile sensor array of this technique is intended to sense a wearer's actions via the force application and regional pressure variation when a human gets in contact with the auxiliary device, but without the influences of physiological disturbances, skin resistance and muscle fatigue.
Effects of slow breathing exercise on cardiovascular functions, pulmonary functions & galvanic skin resistance in healthy human volunteers --a pilot study.
"On every track," explains Gaynor, "the frequency of the crystal bowls differs significantly in terms of what's heard in each ear--which creates a relaxation response in the brain that can be measured by multiple different modalities including heart rate variability and skin resistance." Gaynor adds, "Just as the food you put in your body also effects the neurotransmitters in your brain such as dopamine, serotonin, and epinephrine, so do sound frequencies.