Emotion is an internal subjective attitude of a person to the ongoing processes that surround him. It can be both internal and external stimuli.
emotions as a source of problems
At this point in time, there are two different explanations for the origin of emotions:
physiological (represented by Kennon, James Lange)
psychological (represented by the works of V.P. Simonov)
The difference between these theories is a different understanding and interpretation of the various mechanisms that create the emotional background of a person.
In physiological theory, there are two currents that try to explain the processes of occurrence. The peripheral theory is well expressed in one of the most famous paradoxes and sounds like this: “We feel sad because we are crying; we are afraid because we are trembling. ” According to the authors of the Continue reading