Closer to God: An ERP Investigation into the Role of God as an Attachment Figure
Attachment theory is often used to explain differences in responses to emotional events and perceived threats from the environment related to interpersonal relationships. While this has been thoroughly studied regarding interpersonal attachment, potential attachment to God has only begun to be explored. The present study aimed to assess neurophysiological measures of attachment, in particular electroencephalograms (EEGs) to attachment cues, as these could provide insight into the early, automatic processes of attention allocation when the threat of separation from God (the attachment figure) is ...
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