Stanley Schachter

1922 - 1997

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Stanley Schachter (April 15, 1922 – June 7, 1997) was an American social psychologist, who is perhaps best known for his development of the two factor theory of emotion in 1962 along with Jerome E. Singer. In his theory he states that emotions have two ingredients: physiological arousal and a cognitive label. A person's experience of an emotion stems from the mental awareness of the body's physical arousal and the explanation one attaches to this arousal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Schachter has received more than 169,293 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Stanley Schachter is the 140th most popular psychologist, the 2,904th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,299th in 2019) and the 46th most popular American Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Stanley Schachter ranks 140 out of 182Before him are Emma Eckstein, John Money, James J. Gibson, Kurt Goldstein, Amos Tversky, and Thomas Gordon. After him are Fritz Heider, Auguste Forel, David Ausubel, Alexander Bain, Frans de Waal, and Jean Laplanche.

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Among people born in 1922, Stanley Schachter ranks 149Before him are Yuri Averbakh, Dilip Kumar, Bea Arthur, Paul Scofield, Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg, and Vasko Popa. After him are Dorothy Dandridge, Seymour Martin Lipset, Corneille Guillaume Beverloo, Otl Aicher, Alexander Zinoviev, and Micheline Presle. Among people deceased in 1997, Stanley Schachter ranks 95Before him are Allan Edwall, Uzi Narkiss, Félix Candela, Eugene Merle Shoemaker, Lyman Spitzer, and Jean Françaix. After him are Kunihiko Kodaira, Andrei Sinyavsky, Eugene Stoner, Peng Zhen, Andrés Rodríguez, and Jambyn Batmönkh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stanley Schachter ranks 2,904 out of 15,968Before him are Chris McCandless (1968), Dan Quayle (1947), Joseph Valachi (1904), Katherine MacGregor (1925), Vito Acconci (1940), and Stephenie Meyer (1973). After him are The Big Bopper (1930), Waylon Jennings (1937), Blake Lively (1987), Philip Baker Hall (1931), Liev Schreiber (1967), and Wally Schirra (1923).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Stanley Schachter ranks 46Before him are Carol Gilligan (1936), Jon Kabat-Zinn (1944), Rensis Likert (1903), Henry Murray (1893), James J. Gibson (1904), and Thomas Gordon (1918). After him are David Ausubel (1918), Arthur Janov (1924), Louis Leon Thurstone (1887), Harry Harlow (1905), Raymond Moody (1944), and Elizabeth Loftus (1944).