“From a social neuroscience perspective, there are two key principles associated with human attachment behaviours: i) conserving energy resources and ii) making predictions about available support and how costly it is to obtain it. These two key principles are intrinsically linked with one another.”
A blog post with the title “What is Attachment? A Social Neuroscience Perspective” by Dr Pascal Vrticka was published by Cattanach, a private charitable funder for early years work in Scotland, on 05 April 2021. It can be accessed here.