W. Steven RholesW. Steven Rholes, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Texas A&M University, where he has served as both department head and associate dean. He has conducted research in social cognition, children’s social development, and adult attachment. In 1992, Dr. Rholes, with Jeffry A. Simpson, published one of the first studies to confirm predictions about avoidant attachment style, using behavioral observations as evidence. For more than 20 years, the impact of attachment styles on emotional support sought and provided by members of romantic couples has been the central focus of his research, with more recent research focusing on couples during the transition to parenthood.
All titles by W. Steven Rholes:
Attachment Theory and Research: New Directions and Emerging ThemesEdited by Jeffry A. Simpson and W. Steven Rholes