Cannon-Bard theory


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Can·non-Bard the·o·ry

(kan'ŏn bahrd),
the view that the feeling aspect of emotion and the pattern of emotional behavior are controlled by the hypothalamus.

Cannon,

Walter B., U.S. physiologist, 1871-1945.
Bernard-Cannon homeostasis - see under Bernard, Claude
Cannon law - reaction of excessive sensitivity to chemical neurotransmitters in tissue with deficiency of autonomic supply.
Cannon point - the location in the midtransverse colon at which innervation by superior and inferior mesenteric plexuses overlap at the junction of the primitive midgut and hindgut. Synonym(s): Cannon ring
Cannon ring - Synonym(s): Cannon point
Cannon syndrome - perspiration and palpitations due to increased secretion of adrenalin.
Cannon theory - a theory of the emotions that animal and human organisms respond to emergency situations by increased sympathetic nervous system activity. Synonym(s): emergency theory
Cannon-Bard theory - the view that the feeling aspect of emotion and the pattern of emotional behavior are controlled by the hypothalamus.

Bard,

Philip, U.S. physiologist, 1898-1945.
Cannon-Bard theory - see under Cannon, Walter B