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Attachment and Bonding: A New Synthesis

Attachment and Bonding: A New Synthesis (Paperback)

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Scientists from different disciplines, including anthropology, psychology, psychiatry, pediatrics, neurobiology, endocrinology, and molecular biology, explore the concepts of attachment and bonding from varying scientific perspectives.Attachment and bonding are evolved processes; the mechanisms that permit the development of selective social bonds are assumed to be very ancient, based on neural circuitry rooted deep in mammalian evolution, but the nature and timing of these processes and their ultimate and proximate causes are only beginning to be understood. In this Dahlem Workshop Report, scientists from different disciplines -- including anthropology, psychology, psychiatry, and behavioral biology -- come together to explore the concepts of attachment and bonding from diverse perspectives. In their studies they seek to understand the causes or the consequences of attachment and bonding in general and their different qualities in individual development in particular. They address such questions as biobehavioral processes in attachment and bonding; early social attachment and its influences on later patterns of behavior; bonding later in life; and adaptive and maladaptive (or pathological) outcomes. The studies confirm that social bonds have consequences for virtually all aspects of behavior and may be protective in the face of both physical and emotional challenges.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineNeurology & clinical neurophysiologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologyChild & developmental psychologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologyStates of consciousnessDrug-induced states Publisher: MIT Press Ltd Publication Date: 18/11/2005 ISBN-13: 9780262528542  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Antonio Negri is a philosopher and essay writer. A political and social activist in the 1960s and 1970s in Italy, he taught political sciences for many years and has written numerous books on political philosophy including Marx beyond Marx (1979), The Savage Anomaly (1983), Insurgencies (1997); and in collaboration with Michael Hardt, Empire (2000) and Multitude (2004).

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