The affect of experiment. The turn to emotions in Anglo-American physiology, 1900-1940.

@article{Dror1999TheAO,
  title={The affect of experiment. The turn to emotions in Anglo-American physiology, 1900-1940.},
  author={Otniel E Dror},
  journal={Isis; an international review devoted to the history of science and its cultural influences},
  year={1999},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={205-37}
}
  • Otniel E Dror
  • Published 1999 in
    Isis; an international review devoted to the…
The author argues that during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Anglo-American physiologists discovered that the emotional experiences of their laboratory animals influenced their experiments. Asserting that previous generations had ignored the affective dimension of experimentation, these physiologists developed practices for recording, reporting, managing, and controlling the emotions of laboratory animals during physiological encounters. The author also argues that emotion… CONTINUE READING

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