According to the two-factor theory, the two basic components of emotions are
According to the two-factor theory, the two basic components of emotions are: Physical Arousal (not just sexual, but rapid heartbeat and trembling) and also Cognitive Label (associating the physical reactions to fear). [
This is how they work together: So, imagine you are alone in a dark parking lot walking toward your car. A strange man suddenly emerges from a nearby row of trees and rapidly
approaches. The sequence that follows, according to the two-factor theory, would be much like this:
1. I see a strange man walking toward me.
2. My heart is racing and I am trembling.
3. My rapid heart rate and trembling are caused by fear.
4. I am frightened!
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