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Attachment Theory

Attachment Theory

... of "attachment" in regards to personal development. Specifically, it makes the claim that the ability for an individual to form an emotional and physical "attachment" to another person gives a sense of stability and security ...

Envy Emotion

Envy Emotion

... lack of attachment towards that parent (envy is one of the factors that underlie autism). The difference here between hate and envy is that hate can be considered to be a negative attachment, whilst envy destroys and neutralises any attachment ...

Hate Emotion

Hate Emotion

What is emotional hatred, why do people experience it and where does it come from?

The Name-Letter Effect: Why People Prefer Partners with Similar Names

The Name-Letter Effect: Why People Prefer Partners with Similar Names

Exploration of the name-letter effect - people's attraction to potential partners with similar names to them.

Extraversion and Introversion

Extraversion and Introversion

... attachment styles - the type of relationship formed between mother and child during the early stages of childhood development. Noftle and Shaver reported that children who formed a secure attachment with a parent exhibited higher levels of ...

Personality Traits Predict Users' Facebook Status Updates - Study

Personality Traits Predict Users' Facebook Status Updates - Study

Traits such as extraversion and self-esteem affect status topics and post popularity on the social network, according a recent study.

Psychology of Choice

Psychology of Choice

How psychology explains the everyday decisions that we make, and how we are unaware of the influences that guide the choices we make.

Imprinting and Relationships

Imprinting and Relationships

... forms an attachment to their mother, what determines who they form that first bond with, a connection which will remain with them for the rest of their lives? One Austrian ornithologist showed us how a lasting impression is left on us of our ...

The Case of Little Hans

The Case of Little Hans

... of attachment to Little Hans’ giraffe fantasy, proposing that it was symbolic not only of his parents but also of the competition between him and his younger sister for the attention of their mother (Wakefield, 2007).3 The process by ...


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