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The Strange Situation of the Ethological Theory of Attachment: A Historical Perspective

Marga Vicedo

in The Cultural Nature of Attachment: Contextualizing Relationships and Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036900
eISBN:
9780262342872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036900.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the history of some challenges to John Bowlby’s and Mary Ainsworth’s ethological attachment theory (EAT). Bowlby and Ainsworth argued that the mother-infant relationship is a ... More


Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy

Darcia Narvaez, Jaak Panksepp, Allan N. Schore, and Tracy R. Gleason (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755059
eISBN:
9780199979479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The field of cognitive psychology is in a state of empirical abundance, and experts now know more about mammalian brain function than ever before. In contrast, psychological problems such as ADHD, ... More


Reinforcing Each Other and a Normative View of Nature

Marga Vicedo

in The Nature and Nurture of Love: From Imprinting to Attachment in Cold War America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226020556
eISBN:
9780226020693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020693.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows how John Bowlby and Konrad Lorenz supported each other, creating an impression of interdisciplinary strength and providing legitimacy to their views on children's needs for ... More


Physiological Functioning and Employee Health in Organizations

Zhen Zhang and Michael J. Zyphur

in The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226127156
eISBN:
9780226127293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127293.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

From an evolutionary psychological perspective, this chapter reviews the antecedents and outcomes of employee physiological processes in the workplace. We ground this review on the environment of ... More


Children, Childhood, and Development in Evolutionary Perspective

David F. Bjorklund

in How Children Invented Humanity: The Role of Development in Human Evolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190066864
eISBN:
9780190066895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066864.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter highlights the principles of evolutionary psychology and evolutionary developmental psychology, emphasizing that adaptations occurred at all life stages, not just in adults, and may have ... More


Environment of Evolutionary Adaptedness, Rough-and-Tumble Play, and the Selection of Restraint in Human Aggression

Douglas P. Fry

in Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964253
eISBN:
9780199366828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964253.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The thesis of this chapter is that natural selection has favored the restrained use of aggression in humans. Intraspecific killing has been selected against. Although obviously homicides occur, they ... More


Biology and Evolutionary Moral Psychology

Mark Fedyk

in The Social Turn in Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035569
eISBN:
9780262337151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035569.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that it is not possible to make meaningful progress in moral psychology by attempting to derive conclusions about moral cognition from premises describing patterns of human ... More


Human Kinship as a Green Beard

Henry Harpending and Nathan Harris

in Darwin's Bridge: Uniting the Humanities and Sciences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190231217
eISBN:
9780190609061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231217.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The author is concerned with evolutionary origins of the human propensity for ethnic conflict, a kind of conflict not present between breeds of dogs or between subspecies in other mammals and birds. ... More


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