Glossary J

- James Mill (1773 - 1836) : James Mill maintained that all mental events consisted of sensations and ideas (copies of sensations) held together by association. No matter how complex an idea was, Mill felt that it could be reduced to simple ideas.
James Rowland Angell (1869-1949) was one of the past Presidents of American Psychological Association. As a President and Chairman of the Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago for 25 years, did much to promote Functionalism.
James-Lange theory refers to a proposal that an event first provokes autonomic and skeletal responses and that Emotion is the perception of those responses. It states that

James-Lange Theory of Emotion refers to one of the early theories of emotions promoted by American Psychologist William James and Danish Psychologist Carl Lange in mid-1880's, postula

William James (1842 - 1910), most famous for his work - a book named Principles of Psychology, was born in New York in 1842.

Janice Keicolt-Glaser a scientist who watched married couples fight and then use blood samples from them to assess how stressed the argument made them

Jargon refers to a specialized Vocabulary commonly used within a group, such as a profession or a trade.

Example of a jargon is alpha geek which is a noun, from
from animal etho

- Jean Lamarck (1744 - 1829) : Jean Lamarck proposed that adaptive characteristics acquired during an organism's lifetime were inherited by that organism's offspring. This was the mechanism by which species were transformed. Please see also Inheritance of acquired characteristics.