/ (ˈdʒeɪmzˈlɑːŋɡə) /
psychol a theory that emotions are caused by bodily sensations; for example, we are sad because we weep
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Word Origin for James-Lange theory
named after William James + Carl Lange (1834–1900), Danish psychologist
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