A Psychological Study of the Strange Situation
Ethological attachment theory is a landmark of 20th century social and behavioral sciences theory and research. This new paradigm for understanding primary relationships across the lifespan evolved from John Bowlby’s critique of psychoanalytic drive theory and his own clinical observations,...
Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press
Mary Ainsworth's Enduring Influence on Attachment Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications
Mary Ainsworth’s work on the importance of maternal sensitivity for the development of infant attachment security is widely recognized as one of the most revolutionary and influential contributions to developmental psychology in the 20th century. Her longitudinal studies of naturalistic...
Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge