5D10.30 - Human Resistance

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Human Resistance
Resistance of the Human Body
Area of Study:
Electricity & Magnetism
Digital or Analog VOM, leads with exposed ends, 1 Human.

Set the meter on the 1 to 10 Mega-Ohm scale.   Grab the leads firmly in your hands and observe the reading on the meter.  Most people will have a reading in the 1 to 10 Mega-Ohm range although women usually will have a lower resistance than men and your bodies resistance will change day to day due to chemical and hormonal changes that occur.

  • Robert Ehrlich, "L.4, Human Resistance", Turning the World Inside Out, p. 148.
  • Sara Stein, "Humans As Wires", The Science Book, p. 235.

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