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The ‘Still Face’ Experiment

As new born babies, we enter the world ‘hard wired’ (i.e. neurologically predisposed) and driven to form a powerful bond with our primary carer. How well the quality of this bond (which psychologists normally refer to as ‘attachment’) develops has… Read more

What Studies on ‘Unloved’ Rats Tell us about Effects of Childhood Trauma

It is being increasingly recognized by research psychologists that the environment we are brought up in has a critical effect upon our later development and functioning. As in all areas of medical research, animal studies play a vital role in… Read more
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