Archive for Bowlby’s trilogy

Bowlbian Attachment Theory for People On the Go—Behavioral Systems

In my post of 6.26.18, I make a few observations concerning MIT astrophysicist Max Tegmark’s 2017 book entitled Life 3.0—Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As a result of my read of Tegmark’s book, Amazon is now recommending books by astrophysicists. One in particular caught my eye: a 2017 book by Neil deGrasse […]

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QUICK LOOK—Two Volumes In to Bowlby’s Trilogy on Attachment

I recently finished rereading volumes one and two of Bowlby’s trilogy on attachment. I’m rereading Bowlby’s trilogy in preparation for writing my proposed book A Question of Attachment (plans of which I have blogged about in earlier posts). I thought I’d offer up a few quick impressions, mainly comparing my first read to my recent […]

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Securely Attached: Automation and the New Valued Employee (LIP)

Author’s Note: I recently signed up for an account over at LinkedIn, the social networking site for businesses and business people. I created a LinkedIn account because I was regularly receiving invitations from friends and colleagues. LinkedIn has a blog service known as LinkedIn Pulse. I thought it might be fun to write a few […]

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Bowlby Phobia

In my post of August 25th, 2011, I announced a series of posts focused on Nicholas Carr’s 2010 book The Shallows—What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains. In my opinion Carr actually “clean rooms” Bowlby’s theory. The series I announced is designed to take Carr’s clean room observations and frame them using Bowlbian attachment […]

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Getting Back On Track With the “Grand Bowlbian Attachment Environment”

In my posts of recent (see posts from December 21st, 2010, and January 4th, 6th, 12th, and 20th, 2011), I have talked about what I call the Grand Bowlbian Attachment Environment (or GBAE for short). In my earlier posts I have argued that the GBAE holds the behavioral systems of caregiving, attachment, and sex. Bowlby’s […]

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