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CheckPoint: Emotions The first theory to describe is the theory of Darwin which takes the approach that the growth of our emotions is tied to our evolution as a person and it changes throughout the generations. During Darwin’s research humans and animals were used to show that there were distinct differences in emotional responses. For instance, Darwin showed that there were differences in emotions that were spoken, gestured and reacted to for each which were usually different for each emotion but the same every time for each emotion. The second theory to describe is the theory of James-Lange who came up with the physiological theory of emotion. James-Lange’s theory was based on that thought is the autonomic and somatic responses and are responsible for the emotion of the brain. The thought is that people have physiological changes that the brain, the cortex, interprets and triggers
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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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