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Unformatted text preview: emotional experiences. The third theory to be described is the Cannon-Brad theory of emotions where it is suggested that it is not only physiological stimuli that leads to the perception of emotion but rather it is two excitatory effects, which includes the feeling of emotion in the brain and the expression of emotion. The fourth and final theory to be described is the limbic system theory. Papez states that emotional expressions are controlled by a multitude of interconnected neural structures within the limbic system. The limbic system is comprised of the amygdala, mammillary body, hippocampus, fornix, cortex of the cingulated gyrus, septum, olfactory bulb and the hypothalamus. Papez’s theory was that emotional states were set in motion by actions of the limbic structures....
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