Analysis of Criticism of the Information Theory of Emotions

  • P. V. Simonov
Part of the Emotions, Personality, and Psychotherapy book series (EPPS)

Abstract

During the 15 years of its existence, the information theory of emotions has been included in current scientific literature. In an editorial, “Activities of the Physiology Department,” the journal Vestnik Akademii Nauk SSSR [Bulletin of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR] (1975, No, 11, pp. 7–8) published the following statement: “the Resolution (of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR) contains a list of the principal results of the scientific research activities of Soviet physiologists in recent years... Specifically mentioned is the experimental confirmation of the information theory of emotions on which the principles of simulating emotional stress during surgery are based.”

Keywords

Information Theory Negative Emotion Positive Emotion Emotional Stress Biological Theory 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. V. Simonov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and PhysiologyAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowUSSR

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