Emotions

Emotions - 1. 2. 3. 4. 4 Aspects of Emotions:...

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4 Aspects of Emotions: 1. "Feelings" - sad/happ/angry 2. Actions - behavioral 3. Physiology - autonomic NS 4. Motivational Programs - coordination of adaptive responses --> seek pleasure, avoid pain   Feelings of Emotion: can only be studied in humans who can report back   James Lange Theory Stimulus --> Perception/Interpretation --> Autonomic Response (heart races) -->  Emotional Response   Emotional response is result of autonomic NS Different autonomic responses would be needed to evoke different emotions  => not enough autonomic responses, lots of overalp   Cannon-Bard Theory Stimulus --> Perception --> Parallel Processing of Autonomic NS and Emotion  Experienced   Autonomic and Emotion don't really interact Based on theory that the function of emotion is to help us deal with a changing  environment   Schachter's Cognitive Theory: Stimulus (Bang!) --> Interpretation/Perception -->
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