Hazan and Shaver placed a 'love quiz' in a newspaper. This asked questions about current attachment experiences and about attachment history to identify current and childhood attachment type. The quiz also asked questions about attitudes towards love; an assessment of the internal working model. Jul 30, · In their research, Dr. Phillip Shaver and Dr. Cindy Hazan found that about 60 percent of people have a secure attachment, while 20 percent have an avoidant attachment, and .
chologists. In the late s, Shaver and his coauthors (Hazan & Shaver, ; Shaver & Hazan, ; Shaver, Hazan, & Bradshaw, ) sug-gested extending Bowlby’s (/, , , ) attachment theory, which was designed to characterize human infants’ love for and at-. In , Cindy Hazan and Phillip Shaver extended attachment theory to include adult romantic relationships. They identified four styles of romantic attachment in adults: secure, anxious-preoccupied, dismissive-avoidant and fearful-avoidant. These roughly correspond to infant classifications.
Cindy Hazan and Phillip Shaver. Early on, a limitation of the attachment theory was that it had only been studied in monkeys and children. In the s, researchers Cindy Hazan and Philip Shaver decided to study attachment theories in adult couples. Oct 13, · According to Hazan and Shaver, the emotional bond that develops between adult romantic partners is partly a function of the same motivational system — the attachment .