EMERGENCY THEORY OF EMOTIONS By N., Sam M.S. - 139 The theory that allows us to fight or flight during an emergency. Also called emergency theory. EMERGENCY THEORY OF EMOTIONS: "The emergency theory of emotions uses emotions and changes to prepare for fight or flight." Related Psychology Terms Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams EMOTION (General) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CANNON, WALTER BRADFORD (1871-1945) EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Identifying Relevant Theories and Models EMOTION (Theories) AER HUNGER BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EMERGENCY THEORY OF EMOTIONS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/emergency-theory-of-emotions/ (accessed June 26, 2022).