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We included two parameters of the startle response, magnitude and latency, with the aim of studying how these measurements fit into the two-dimension model.
A measure closely related to emotion is the acoustic startle blink reflex (Bradley et al.
As we have seen, the situations that elicit a combative response in demented individuals include exaggerated startle responses, attempts to maintain modesty and privacy, reactions to perceived intrusion into personal space, attempts to take a possession away, the desire to be left alone, and intense frustration with one's situation.
It's one of those statistically meaningless compansons that nonetheless startles.
Responses to anticipated startles were similar but less intense.
Willa is a very twitchy witch, who startles easily at every little thing, which causes seemingly endless trouble for her black cat with a white-striped tail Kitch