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Theories of Emotion: James–Lange, Canon–Bard and Schachter–Singer – Emotion (PSY)

by Tarry Ahuja, MD
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    Now let's get into some of the different theories of emotion. And we are going to go over three main theories of emotion. And we are going to talk about how those three components behavioral, cognitive and physiological components shape that different theory. The first we're going to start with is the James-Lang Theory. In this theory they support the fact that physiological and behavioral response is to stimulate, trigger the cognitive aspect of emotion. So let's break that down in English for you. So what we're saying here is one of the first components to take in would be the physiological components. So how was your body reacting to the stimulus that's presented in front of you. The second component is the behavioral response. So behavioral really what is your action to that stimulus. So we're going to walk through that example of what that means and that might make more sense. So we run with the bear and now we're talking about the lion. I guess we're having some bad luck with animals. So this time instead of walking through the forest, we just happened to be through the jungle. And all of sudden Simba comes and he is presented right in front of you. And you're looking at Simba. And right away physiologically having a lion roaring at you, you are going to get a physiological response. And that physiological response with a lion, runs away, we already talked about. Increase heart rate, sweating, blood pressure, all of these will be alleviated because you are arouse of the situation, okay. So second thing that's going to happen is, you are going to behaviorally respond to that. Typically that means is running away, putting arms in the air. You might also make the choice to I'm going to...

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