Argument posed wherein the experience and identification of specific emotional conditions are a function of physiological arousal, as well as cognitive comprehension of the physical condition. Also known as: attribution of emotion; cognitive arousal theory of emotion; Schachter theory; two-factor theory of emotion.

SCHACHTER-SINGER THEORY: “The Schachter-Singer Theory was first developed by U.S. Psychologists Stanley Schachter and Jerome E. Singer.”

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