Category Archives: Epigenetics

21st Century Attachment Theory and Research: Embracing a Social Neuroscience Approach

On November 29th 2018, Ross Thompson and Heidi Keller were invited to the 2. Wilhelm Wundt Dialog on the topic of “Attachment Theory: Past, Present and Future” at the University of Leipzig. First as speakers and then as discussants, they … Continue reading

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Towards the Epigenetics of Human Attachment

Attachment theory postulates that the establishment of attachment bonds represents an innate, biologically programmed behavior. Its biological function is to enhance the chances of survival in times of danger and need. Accordingly, (almost) all children become attached to survive. However, … Continue reading

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