Simple reaction time as a function of the phase of the cardiac cycle in young adults at risk for hypertension

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title = "Simple reaction time as a function of the phase of the cardiac cycle in young adults at risk for hypertension",
abstract = "Modulation of simple reaction time over the cardiac cycle, which is likely to be mediated by activation of arterial baroreceptors, may be moderated by individual difference factors that affect baroreceptor activation, such as risk for hypertension. This study examined arterial baroreceptor effects on simple reaction times by presenting vibrotactile stimuli at six intervals after the R-wave of the electrocardiogram (0, 150, 300, 450, 600, and 750 ms) in 113 young men and women whose resting blood pressure and parental history of hypertension were ascertained. Reaction times were slower early in the cardiac cycle compared to later. However, these cycle time effects were not moderated by sex, resting blood pressure, or parental history of hypertension. In conclusion, cardiac-related cortical interference was not moderated by risk for hypertension.",
keywords = "arterial baroreceptors, risk for hypertension, reaction time, cardiac cycle time Effects",
author = "David McIntyre and Christopher Ring and Louisa Edwards and Douglas Carroll",
year = "2008",
month = mar,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1111/j.1469-8986.2007.00619.x",
language = "English",
volume = "45",
pages = "333--6",
journal = "Psychophysiology",
issn = "0048-5772",
publisher = "Wiley Online Library",
number = "2",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Simple reaction time as a function of the phase of the cardiac cycle in young adults at risk for hypertension

AU - McIntyre, David

AU - Ring, Christopher

AU - Edwards, Louisa

AU - Carroll, Douglas

PY - 2008/3/1

Y1 - 2008/3/1

N2 - Modulation of simple reaction time over the cardiac cycle, which is likely to be mediated by activation of arterial baroreceptors, may be moderated by individual difference factors that affect baroreceptor activation, such as risk for hypertension. This study examined arterial baroreceptor effects on simple reaction times by presenting vibrotactile stimuli at six intervals after the R-wave of the electrocardiogram (0, 150, 300, 450, 600, and 750 ms) in 113 young men and women whose resting blood pressure and parental history of hypertension were ascertained. Reaction times were slower early in the cardiac cycle compared to later. However, these cycle time effects were not moderated by sex, resting blood pressure, or parental history of hypertension. In conclusion, cardiac-related cortical interference was not moderated by risk for hypertension.

AB - Modulation of simple reaction time over the cardiac cycle, which is likely to be mediated by activation of arterial baroreceptors, may be moderated by individual difference factors that affect baroreceptor activation, such as risk for hypertension. This study examined arterial baroreceptor effects on simple reaction times by presenting vibrotactile stimuli at six intervals after the R-wave of the electrocardiogram (0, 150, 300, 450, 600, and 750 ms) in 113 young men and women whose resting blood pressure and parental history of hypertension were ascertained. Reaction times were slower early in the cardiac cycle compared to later. However, these cycle time effects were not moderated by sex, resting blood pressure, or parental history of hypertension. In conclusion, cardiac-related cortical interference was not moderated by risk for hypertension.

KW - arterial baroreceptors

KW - risk for hypertension

KW - reaction time

KW - cardiac cycle time Effects

U2 - 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2007.00619.x

DO - 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2007.00619.x

M3 - Article

C2 - 17995912

VL - 45

SP - 333

EP - 336

JO - Psychophysiology

JF - Psychophysiology

SN - 0048-5772

IS - 2

ER -