Unformatted text preview: environmental aspects to a certain extent. It is also part of our human nature 1. John Bowlby wrote several papers on the ties between a child and his mother. When asked about it, Richard compared the fear we have as children when our mother leaves and with the feeling of "frantic" and as though "demons are after us." Similarly as adults, if a loved one dies, we feel hurt that our once "confined love" has been taken away. I wonder if our culture/environment as children was different, would our experiences transfer in the same way into adulthood? Is attachment a cultural concept we create? 2. In regards to the attachment controversy, the interviewer mentioned that "many treat attachment as the theory of everything." Do you agree with this statement, or do you find that attachment really can be just one study pertaining only to the development of personality?...
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- Spring '11
- Psychology, Mary Ainsworth, Feeling, John Bowlby, Attachment therapy