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This DVD explores attachment across three dimensions; Bowlby's notion of attachment; Ainsworth's "Strange Situation" and Meins et al's concept of "mind-mindedness" - a predictor of secure and insecure attachments. This clip introduces some of John Bowlby's ideas about attachment
Bowlby's theory of attachment
This pin outlines Bowlby's Theory of Attachment (1969) and relates to the influential nature of early relationships on child development. This view is supported by Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Model (1994), evidenced through Bronfenbrenner's positioning of children's early relationships within the influential microsystem. Bronfenbrenner, U. (1994). Ecological models of human development. International Encyclopedia of Education, 3(2).
Karen traces the history of attachment theory through the controversial work of John Bowlby, a British psychoanalyst, and Mary Ainsworth, an American developmental psychologist, who together launched a revolution in child psychology. Karen tells about their personal and professional struggles, their groundbreaking discoveries, and the recent flowering of attachment theory research in universities all over the world, making it one of the century's most enduring ideas in developmental psychology.
Science Bulletins: Attachment Theory—Understanding the Essential Bond
Science Bulletins: Attachment Theory—Understanding the Essential Bond. The strength of emotional connections between infants and their parents can affect physical health later in life. Low levels of attachment security have been linked to diminished levels of cortisol, a steroidal hormone released in response to stress that is critical in reducing inflammation in the body. I love this and it's wonderful that attachment can be repaired. Great parents that seek help.