Lange, Carl Georg( Danish physician, physiologist, philosopher)
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Biography Lange, Carl Georg
Lange (Lange) George Karl (4/12/1834, Vordingborg - 25.5.1900, Copenhagen) - Danish physician, physiologist, philosopher. Received a general education in the Metropolitan School (1853), then - Medical (Candidate of Medicine, 1859), with 1860. by 1862. worked as a doctor in a hospital, Frederick, in 1863. took part in an expedition to Greenland to analyze the spread of disease, then again worked as an assistant in a hospital under the direction of Frederick E. Dalerupa (1863-1866) and a military doctor at the hospital Almindelig (1866-1867).
Since 1867, Mr.. by 1868. Lange continued his education: he studied histology in CJ. Ebert and G. Frey in Zurich, the physiology of the M. Schiff France. Conducted research bulbar palsy (1868), chronic poliomyelitis (1874).
C 1875. Lange - Associate Professor patoanatomii, lectured on the inflammatory pathology, and then on the manic-depressive psychosis ( 'Om periodiske Depressionstilstande', 1886), with 1885. - Professor, University of Copenhagen, Honorary Doctor of the University of Lund (1893).
. Of particular prominence brought him his peripheral theory of emotion ( 'Om Sindsbevaegelser', 1885) - vasomotor theory of emotion, in which the leading role he assigned somato-autonomic component
. It emotions are treated as subjective education, . arising in response to nerve stimulation, . due to the state of innervation and the width of the blood vessels of visceral organs (such an interpretation of the emotional process of a very close look at the role of Cannon circulation in the distribution of adrenaline),
. This theory Lange put forward, not being familiar with the theory of U. James (1884), so it was called the James-Lange theory.