Stanley Schacter

Psychologist, Author

1922 – 1997

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Who was Stanley Schacter?

Stanley Schachter was an American psychologist.

Schachter proposed the two factor theory of emotion. He said emotions have two ingredients: physiological arousal and a cognitive label. A person's experience of an emotion stems from the mental awareness of the body's physical arousal.

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Born
Apr 15, 1922
Flushing
Also known as
  • Stanley Schachter
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, University of Michigan
    Social psychology
    ( - 1949)
  • Master of Arts, Yale University
    Psychology
    ( - 1944)
Lived in
  • East Hampton
    ( - 1997/06/07)
Died
Jun 7, 1997
East Hampton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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