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behavioral component of emotion
emotions are revealed through body language
physiological component of emotion
emotions revealed mostly through autonomic nervous system
cognitive component of emotion
consists of subjective feelings that are often intense and difficult to conrol.
James-Lange theory
asserted that the conscious experiance of emotion results from one's perception of autonomic arousal
Cannon- Bard theory
asserted that emotions originate in subcortical area of the brain
Schacter two-factor theory
people infer emotion from autonomic arousal and then label it in accorance with their cognitive explanation for arousal
longitudal study
observe one group of subjects over a long period of time
cross-sectional study
compare different groups of subjects that differ in age
sensorimotor period
from birth to about 2 years old--development of object permanance
preoperational period
ages 2-7--marked by centration, animism, irreversibility and egocentrism
concrete operational period
ages 7-11--children learn ability to perform operations on mental representations, begins understanding conservation, cannot sure abstract thinking
formal operational period
ages 11+.. thoughts become systematic,abstract, and logical