Palmar sweating: A quick and simple measure

James M. Dabbs, Jean E. Johnson, Howard Leventhal

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Fingerprints can reveal individual active sweat glands. Fingerprinting requires minimum equipment and does not restrict S's freedom of movement. Changes in number of active sweat glands are associated with changes in subjective feelings of arousal. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-350
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Experimental Psychology
Issue number2 PART 1
StatePublished - Oct 1 1968

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


  • palmar sweating, fingerprint measurement technique

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