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Attachment Theory and Zurich Model of Social Motivation

Lectures on Attachment Theory – why it is important, and why it is insufficient

Norbert Bischof presents eight lectures on Attachment Theory. The presentation also introduces the Zurich Model of Social Motivation.

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More on the Zurich Model of Social Motivation

Schneider M. (2001). Systems theory of social motivation. In N.J. Smelser & P.B. Baltes (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (10120-10125). Elsevier Science.

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Bowlby-Ainsworth Award to Norbert Bischof

The "Founder Award For Advancing Attachment Study Through The Use of Control Systems Theory and Computational Modeling" was presented to Norbert Bischof on April 1st, 2011.

The Bowlby-Ainsworth Award recognizes founders and singular contributors to the Bowlby-Ainsworth tradition of attachment theory and research.

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Literature by Norbert Bischof in English

Cover Forms of Fellow FeelingForms of Fellow Feeling: Empathy, Sympathy, Concern and Moral Agency

Edited by Neil Roughley and Thomas Schramme

Chapter 3: Self-Recognition, Empathy, and Concern for Others in Toddlers, by Doris Bischof-Köhler and Norbert Bischof

Cambridge University Press, 2018

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Bischof-Köhler D. & Bischof N. (2007). Is mental time travel a frame-of-reference issue? Open peer comment to: Suddendorf T. & Corballis M.C.: The evolution of foresight: What is mental time travel and is it unique to humans? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 30(3), 316-17.

Bucher U., Mast F. & Bischof N. (1992). An analysis of ocular counterrolling in response to body positions in three-dimensional space. Journal of Vestibular Research 2, 213-220.

Bischof, N. (1990). Phase transitions in psychoemotional development. In H. Haken & M. Stadler (eds.), Synergetics of Cognition (361-378) Springer Series in Synergetics 45.

Bucher U., Heitger F., Mast F. & Bischof N. (1990). A novel automatic procedure for measuring ocular counterrolling: a computer analytical method to determine the eye's roll angle while subjects work on perceptual tasks. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments & Computers 22(5), 433-439.

Bischof, N. & Gubler, H. (1990). A systems' perspective on infant development. In M.E. Lamb & H. Keller (eds.), Infant Development: Perspectives from German-speaking Countries (1-37). Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Bischof, N. (1980). Remarks on Lorenz and Piaget: How can «working hypotheses» be «necessary»? In M. Piattelli-Palmarini (ed.), Language & Learning. The Debate between Jean Piaget and Noam Chomsky (233-241). Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Bischof, N. (1980). Detachment: the breaking of bonds as a biocultural phenomenon. Kongressbericht des 22. Internationalen Kongresses für Psychologie, Leipzig, 39-47.

Bischof, N. (1978). On the phylogeny of human morality. In G.S. Stent (ed.), Morality as a Biological Phenomenon. Report of the Dahlem Workshop on Biology and Morals, Berlin 1977 (53-73). Berlin: Abakon. (Revised Edition (48-66), Berkeley: University of California Press).

Bischof, N. (1978). On the necessity of «appropriate behavior» on the part of the caregiver. Open peer comment to Rajecki, D.W., Lamb, M.E. & Obmascher, P., Toward a general theory of infantile attachment: a comparative review of aspects of the social bond. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 1(3), 417-464.

Bischof, N. (1977). Compensation in the perception of verticality: some remarks on exploring causal relationships in the central nervous system. Neuroscience Research Program Bulletin 15(3), 385-393.

Bischof, N. (1975). A systems approach towards the functional connections of attachment and fear. Child Development 46, 801-817.

Bischof, N. (1975). Comparative ethology of incest avoidance. In R. Fox (ed.), Biosocial Anthropology (ASA Studies) (37-67). London: Malaby Press.

Bischof, N. (1974). Optic-vestibular orientation to the vertical. In H.H. Kornhuber (ed.), Handbook of Sensory Physiology vol. VI/2: Vestibular System (155-190). Berlin: Springer.

Bischof, N. (1972). The biological foundations of the incest taboo. Social Science Information 11(6), 7-36.