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By George Serban

In March, 1974, a world Symposium was once held on the Harmonie membership in ny to debate a hugely pertinent challenge in modern day learn: the "Rele­ vance of the Animal Psychopathological version to the Human." This assembly was once backed through the Kittay starting place, which introduced jointly a good staff of scientists curious about commonly varied fields of analysis. This quantity, it truly is was hoping, will exhibit the tone of vigorous and cordial trade among inter­ nationally popular investigators, together with Dr. I. Eibl-Eibesfeldt from Germany, Dr. Robert A. Hinde from England, Dr. Edward F. Domino from Michigan, and Dr. Pierre Pichot from France, Chairman of the steerage Committee. In his welcoming tackle, Mr. Sol Kittay reminded us that guy has completed awesome regulate over his atmosphere yet now not over himself, and he urged that we should always reexamine our ancestral origins, and seek in animal habit for clues to the certainty of ordinary and irregular habit in man.

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Second, it becomes evident that each of these naturally fear-arousing situations, including separation, have in common that they are associated with an increased risk of danger. Although in each of such situations the absolute risk may be quite low, because we have only one life there are great advantages for an animal to be programmed, almost from birth, to respond to each of these situations of increased risk with fear. Empirically we find that a specially intense fear is aroused when two or more of these situations are present together, a fmding consistent with current theories of information processing and decision making (Broadbent, 1973).

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