James-Lange theory

noun
\ ˈjāmz-ˈläŋ-ə- How to pronounce James-Lange theory (audio) \

Medical Definition of James-Lange theory

: a theory in psychology: the affective component of emotion follows rather than precedes the attendant physiological changes

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“James-Lange theory.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/James-Lange%20theory. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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