Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships - Chapters 13-15 Summary & Analysis

Daniel Goleman
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Chapters 13-15 Summary and Analysis

Summary: Love's Varieties, the fourth section of "Social Intelligence", examines how our neural system reacts to love. Goleman states that neuroscience has three different neural networks for attachment, caregiving, and sex. While all three of the networks share similar traits, how they drive us to act is rather different. The first chapter in this section, Web of Attachment, deals with the network for attachment. There are three styles of attachment: avoidant, secure, and anxious. Those who have secure attachment, as the name suggests, are often the healthy and can deal with their and other's emotions more easily than others. Avoidant and anxious types tend to have relationship static, and struggling dealing with emotions, both their own and others. Often times, these three types of attachment are cultivated in a person's upbringing.

Sex inhibits certain low road neural pathways that...

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