Invited Essay: The Evolution of Communication Attraction Theory

Amundson, Najla Ghazi
September 2006
North Dakota Journal of Speech & Theatre;Sep2006, Vol. 19, p33
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the evolution of the attachment theory originated by psychiatrist John Bowlby. It describes the strong psychological and affectional bond between a child and his mother that affects the behavior of the child for the rest of his life. Developmental psychologist Mary Ainsworth extended the concept through a series of controlled laboratory experiments known as Strange Situation.


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