Archive for insecure attachment

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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Allan Schore on “All Our Sons”

Author’s Note: The day after this post went live, Dr. Schore’s article was in large part featured in a New York Times opinion piece by columnist Thomas B. Edsall entitled The Increasing Significance of the Decline of Men. Click on the link you just passed to see how Dr. Schore’s recent work is playing in […]

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Comment: Bad News for the Securely Attached—Being Duped

I just read an interesting article by Andrew Giambrone over at The Atlantic entitled ‘People Skills’ Have a Dark Side — And We’re Just Now Understanding It. Giambrone talks about how common business wisdom holds that good employees should have high EI or emotional intelligence (a concept popularized by Daniel Goleman back in the mid-1990s). […]

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Comment: More Good News for the Insecurely Attached—Increased Intelligence

In earlier posts I talked about research that suggests that insecurely attached people are better at recognizing and reacting to danger. In these studies researchers gather a group of people in a room and then pump harmless smoke under the door. As it turns out, it is the insecurely attached people who first recognize the […]

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