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Gorilla Encounter—A Profound Example of the Attachment Behavioral System in the Wild

You see or hear about these examples all the time—elephants, horses, dolphins, gorillas. But this YouTube example below is particularly profound in my opinion. I would suggest that this example points out why John Bowlby was so influenced by ethology (the study of animal behavior) as he developed his theory of attachment. Back in September […]

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