The measurement of emotion (Google eBook)

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Harcourt, Brace & co., 1922 - Emotions - 183 pages
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Page 17 - My theory, on the contrary, is that the bodily changes follow directly the perception of the exciting fact, and that our feeling of the same changes as they occur is the emotion.
Page 161 - The function of the latter is to adapt the organism to the exigencies of reality, to subordinate the imperious demand for immediate gratification, and to replace this by a more distant but more satisfactory and permanent one. It is thus influenced by social, ethical, and other external considerations that are ignored by the earlier principle.
Page 2 - International Library of Psychology Philosophy and Scientific Method GENERAL EDITOR— CK OGDEN, MA (Magdalene College, Cambridge) PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES by GE MOORE, Litt.D.
Page 58 - ... too-large psycho-galvanic reflex, reaction with two or more words when the subject usually reacts with one word, repetition of the stimulus-word, misunderstanding of the stimulus-word, faults, slips of speech, translation into a foreign language, reaction with an otherwise unusual foreign word, interpolation of
Page 148 - It is a course of action which the body takes or is prepared (by motor set) to take with reference to objects, relations, or events in the environment. The prophetic quality of thought which makes it seem that thought is the hidden and inner secret of conduct is due to the fact that thought is the preceding labile interplay of motor settings which goes on almost constantly, and which differs from overt conduct in that the energy involved is too small to produce gross bodily movements.
Page 2 - SCOPE AND VALUE OF ECONOMIC THEORY . by BARBARA WOOTTON MATHEMATICS FOR PHILOSOPHERS . . by GH HARDY, FRS THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE UNCONSCIOUS . by E. VON HARTMANN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MYTHS . . by G. ELLIOT SMITH, FRS THE PSYCHOLOGY OF Mus1c ... by EDWARD J.
Page 161 - The former represents the primary, original form of mental activity, and is characteristic of the earliest stages of human development, both in the individual and in the race ; it is...
Page 23 - An emotion, one might say, is an undischarged action, a deed yet retained within the organism. Thus anger is unfought combat; fear unfled flight. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say that an emotion is a state of preparedness for action, which, however, in many ways is almost action itself.
Page 160 - There seems to be little doubt that fear becomes especially pronounced when there is interference with, or even the prospect of interference with, the process of fleeing, and the possibility cannot be excluded that the normal and unimpeded flight of animals from danger is not accompanied by the emotion of fear.
Page 109 - CHAPTER V EXPERIMENTS ON THE ASSOCIATION TEST AS A CRITERION OF INDIVIDUALITY THE object of the next series of experiments was to ascertain whether, and to what extent, the distribution of affective tone evoked in the course of a word-association test is uniquely characteristic of the subject concerned. For reasons which I shall give later I consider this question to be of considerable importance. In order to investigate the point, I induced six subjects to undergo repeated tests : Subject PI was...

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