Chapter 12:Emotion, Stress, and Health 10/24/2013
Emotionsa mix of physiological arousal, expressive behaviors, and consciously experienced thoughts.
Controversies: Does physiological arousal precede or follow emotional experience? Does cognition
always precede emotion?
JamesLange Theorythe theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological
responses to emotionarousing stimuli.