CONSTRUCTIVIST THEORY OF EMOTION

any theory possessing an idea that feelings are not inborn but built through societal and culturally-derived events.

CONSTRUCTIVIST THEORY OF EMOTION: "The constructivist theory of emotion, in the opinion of many theorists and researchers, goes against the basic premise of psychology, and postulated that feelings are developed as a result of experiences and not simply inborn in the human being."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONSTRUCTIVIST THEORY OF EMOTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/constructivist-theory-of-emotion/ (accessed December 10, 2019).
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