Sunday, December 22, 2019

Social Behavior And Society By Dr. G. Scott Acton And The...

Sociology is the study of social behavior and society. An important part of social behavior is analyzing how we as people behave and the patterns of how we interact with one another. The article in which I have looked into is titled, â€Å"Attachment Theory.† The website of this article is maintained by Dr. G. Scott Acton and the article was written by Cristan E. Eagan. The professional journal article this was published in is Personality Research, a website that I found through the Social Psychology Network. It was last updated in 2002, so it is a little over a decade outdated, but has very important and useful information. The research topic is how different senses of attachment work and how we are affected by them. The author is investigating the ways we deal with, â€Å"attachment, separation, and loss in close personal relationships.† The social theory being investigated is attachment theory, which is defined as, â€Å"Attachment theory is a psychological model th at attempts to describe the dynamics of long-term interpersonal relationships between humans.†(Wikipedia). Also, this theory emerges interpersonal theory, and attachment styles as sensitive responding, strange situation and Harlow’s experiments. These subcategories truly explain and expand on what we do when attached or let go of and how it happens. To begin the discussion, we will touch base on how the author plays previous researches into the article. First, the article contains the model of self and of other, from

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