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Guidelines for Psychophysiological Recordings

The Society for Psychophysiological Research makes Guidelines articles and addresses from Psychophysiology available (in Adobe PDF format) as a courtesy.

SPR Guidelines papers include:

Publication guidelines for heart rate studies in man
J. R. Jennings, W. K. Berg, J. S. Hutcheson, P. Obrist, S. Porges, & G. Turpin
Psychophysiology, 18 (1981), 226-231

Publication recommendations for electrodermal measurements
D. C. Fowles, M. J. Christie, R. Edelberg, W. W. Grings, D. T. Lykken, & P. H. Venables
Psychophysiology, 18 (1981), 232-239

Guidelines for human electromyographic research
A. J. Fridlund, & J. T. Cacioppo
Psychophysiology, 23 (1986), 567-589

Methodological guidelines for impedance cardiography
A. Sherwood, M. T. Allen, J. Fahrenberg, R. M. Kelsey, W. R. Lovallo, & L. J. van Doornen
Psychophysiology, 27 (1990), 1-23

Guidelines for reducing the risk of disease transmission in the psychophysiology laboratory
L. E. Putnam, R. Johnson Jr., & W. T. Roth
Psychophysiology, 29 (1992), 127-141

Guidelines for the recording and quantitative analysis of electroencephalographic activity in research contexts
R. T. Pivik, R. J. Broughton, R. Coppola, R. J. Davidson, N. Fox, & M. R. Nuwer
Psychophysiology, 30 (1993), 547-558

Blood pressure publication guidelines
D. Shapiro, L. D. Jamner, J. D. Lane, K. C. Light, M. Myrtek, Y. Sawada, & A. Steptoe
Psychophysiology, 33 (1996), 1-12

Heart rate variability: Origins, methods, and interpretive caveats
G. G. Berntson, J. T. Bigger, D. L. Eckberg, P. Grossman, P. G. Kaufmann, M. Malik, H. N. Nagaraja, S. W. Porges, J. P. Saul, P. H. Stone, & M. W. van der Molen
Psychophysiology, 34 (1997), 623-648

Guidelines for using human event-related potentials to study cognition: Recording standards and publication criteria
T.W. Picton, S. Bentin, P. Berg, E. Donchin, S.A. Hillyard, R. Johnson, Jr., G.A. Miller, W. Ritter, D.S. Ruchkin, M.D. Rugg, and M.J. Taylor
Psychophysiology, 37 (2000), 127-152

Guidelines for mechanical lung function measurements in psychophysiology
T. Ritz, B. Dahme, A.B. Dubois, H. Folgering, G.K. Fritz, A. Harver, H. Kotses, P.M. Lehrer, C. Ring, A. Steptoe, and K.P. Van de Woestijne
Psychophysiology, 39 (2002), 546-567

Guidelines for human startle eyeblink electromyographic studies
T. D. Blumenthal, B. N. Cuthbert, D. L. Filion, S. Hackley, O. V. Lipp, and A. van Boxtel
Psychophysiology, 42 (2005), 1-15

Publication recommendations for electrodermal measurements
W. Boucsein, D. C. Fowles, S. Grimnes, G. Ben-Shakhar, W. T. Roth, M. E. Dawson, & D. L. Filion
Psychophysiology, 49 (2012), 1017-1034

Methodology Papers include:

Editorial Policy on Analyses of Variance With Repeated Measures
J. Richard Jennings
Psychophysiology, 24 (1987), 474-475

Testing treatment effects in repeated measures designs: An update for psychophysiological researchers
H. J. Keselman
Psychophysiology, 35 (1998), 470-478

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