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Carl George Lange (1834 - 1900) was a Danish physician and psychologist who made significant contributions to the field of psychology, particularly in the area of emotion and its physiological underpinnings. He proposed the theory, along with James that a person's emotional experience follows his/her behavior.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961) was trained as a psychiatrist after receiving his M.D. from Basel University.

Carol Gilligan was born in 1937 at New York. She was a Patricia Albjerg Professor of Gender Studies, Harvard University. She got her Ph.D. at the Harvard University. Her most famous ach

Carotid bodies refer to chemoreceptors located in the internal carotid artery; respond to changes in arterial PO2, PCO2, and pH.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome refers to a chronic disorder of the hand and wrist, due to a compression of a nerve ; usually caused by repetitive work that puts stress on the wrist joint and heel of the hand.

Carrier refers to a person who carries and transmits characteristics but does not exhibit them. Moreover, a Carrier refers to a heterozygous individual who displays no sign of a recessive allele in his or her own phenotype but can pass this gene to offspring.
Carryover effect refers to the relatively permanent effect that testing subjects in one condition has on their later behavior in another condition. Carryover effects are changes in the scores observed in one treatment condition that are caused by the lingering after-effects of a specific earlier treatment condition.

Carstensen was responsible for the Socio-emotional Selectivity Theory proposes that people prune their social networks to maintain a desired emotional state depending on the extent to which time is perceived as limited. Basic functions of social interaction , such as maintaining a good mood , differ in respect to their relative importance for determining social preferences across the lifespan.