Archive for brain studies

QUICK LOOK—Volume III of Bowlby’s Trilogy on Attachment

Over the July 4th weekend I was able to finish rereading volume III of Bowlby’s trilogy on attachment. In my last post I mentioned that I would offer up a few observations concerning volume III once I finished rereading it. Here’s my quick take on volume III. Many times before I have made the following […]

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A Question of Attachment—Bowlby Less Traveled: The Book (part II of III)

Part II—My Motivation Behind Writing Question In his book chapter Modern Attachment Theory (mentioned in part I), Dr. Schore suggests that brain studies will be the new background for attachment theory. Schore calls Bowlby’s work “classical attachment theory.” Schore mentions “the decade of the brain.” According to the web site for The Association for Psychological Science,  […]

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A Question of Attachment—Bowlby Less Traveled: The Book (part I of III)

Part I—Announcing A Question of Attachment Against my better judgement I’ve decided to write a second book (Bowlby’s Battle being my first). The working title is: A Question of Attachment—Bowlby Less Traveled: The Book. [1] In part II I’ll talk more about what’s driving this decision. I’ve decided to use Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing platform […]

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Disgust: How Social Emotions Become Social (If They Actually Do)

In my last post I talked about the political, sociological, and economic implications that I recognized as I read neuroscientist Louis Cozolino’s book entitled The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain (Second Edition) (2006, 2014). In this post I’d like to focus in on some technical information from Cozolino’s book that, […]

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Reaction to Gabor Maté’s “In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts”

Author’s Note: I completed the final draft of this post before I wrote my 03.17.16 post wherein I recognized the “elephant in the room”: the demise of mourning practices both individual and collective. As a result, I repeat information here that also appears in my earlier post. I left the repeated information here so that […]

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