The Thinkers: CMU prof shows benefits of emotional support
By Mark Roth, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Monday, June 04, 2007
Brooke Feeney has discovered that the same thing that works for
crying babies also works for adult couples and for parents and their
There are audio files at that site too, as described below:
￼Carnegie Mellon relationship researcher Brooke Feeney says parents'
emotional support of children is more important than giving them things.
￼Ms. Feeney explains why people's behavioral patterns are hard to
￼Ms. Feeney talks about why people who avoid emotional involvement
often pair with those who are anxious about relationships.