Module 30 - Module 30 THE OCMPONENTS OF EMOTION THE...

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Module 30 THE OCMPONENTS OF EMOTION THE PHYSIOLOGICAL COMPONENT A historical perspective James-Lange Theory o The theory that emotion stems from the physiological arousal that is triggered by an emotion-eliciting stimulus o Perceived event physiological and behavioral responses emotional experience o Williams James + Carl Lange Cannon-Bard Theory o The theory that an emotion0eliciting stimulus simultaneously triggers physiological arousal and the experience of emotion o Perceived event Physiological and behavioral responses + emotional experience o Walter Cannon + Philip Bard Brain centers of emotion Limbic system o Evolutionarily primitive set of neural structures that surrounds the brainstem o Thalamus o Hypothalamus o Hippocampus o Amygdala Amygdala o Center for fear responses Cerebral cortex o Seat of human intellect o Approach emotions Left hemisphere o Withdrawal emotions Right hemisphere Generalized autonomic arousal Sympathetic nervous system
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