Psychobiological Roots of Early Attachment

@article{Hofer2006PsychobiologicalRO,
  title={Psychobiological Roots of Early Attachment},
  author={M. Hofer},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={84 - 88}
}
  • M. Hofer
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
  • New laboratory research has revealed a network of simple behavioral, physiological, and neural processes that underlie the psychological constructs of attachment theory. It has become apparent that the unique features of early infant attachment reflect certain unique features of early infant sensory and motor integration, learning, communication, and motivation, as well as the regulation of biobehavioral systems by the mother–infant interaction. In this article, I will use this new knowledge to… CONTINUE READING
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