5. From Theoretical Claims to Empirical Evidence: Harry Harlow and the Nature of Love

  1. Frank C. P. van der Horst

Published Online: 17 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119993100.ch5

John Bowlby - From Psychoanalysis to Ethology: Unraveling the Roots of Attachment Theory

John Bowlby - From Psychoanalysis to Ethology: Unraveling the Roots of Attachment Theory

How to Cite

van der Horst, F. C. P. (2011) From Theoretical Claims to Empirical Evidence: Harry Harlow and the Nature of Love, in John Bowlby - From Psychoanalysis to Ethology: Unraveling the Roots of Attachment Theory, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119993100.ch5

Author Information

  1. De Waag Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683644

Online ISBN: 9781119993100

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Keywords:

  • From Theoretical Claims to Empirical Evidence - Harry Harlow and the Nature of Love;
  • Harlow's Early Career;
  • Wisconsin General Test Apparatus (WGTA);
  • Harlow and Bowlby Finally Meet in 1958;
  • Mutual Contacts - The CIBA Symposia from 1959 to 1965;
  • Bowlby's Continuing Interest in Harlow's Work

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Toward Empirical Confirmation

  • Harlow's Early Career

  • Ethology and Animal Psychology: Contrasting Approaches to Animal Behavior

  • Harlow and Bowlby Become Acquainted in 1957

  • Mutual Referencing after 1957

  • Harlow and Bowlby Finally Meet in 1958

  • Ethology Further Emphasized in Bowlby's Work

  • Mutual Contacts: The CIBA Symposia from 1959 to 1965

  • Bowlby's Writings in the Early 1960s: Using Harlow's Empirical Findings as a Secure Base

  • Harlow's Research in the 1960s: Seeking Empirical Evidence for Bowlby's Theoretical Claims

  • Bowlby's Continuing Interest in Harlow's Work

  • Sociogram

  • Concluding Remarks