Ainsworth Evaluation

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  • Ainsworth Evaluation
    • + High predictive  validity of later relationships.
      • Mcarthy found Type C had problems w/ friendships later / Type A had problems w/ romantic relationships.
    • - Other Types (D) = combinations of Types A and C patterns.
      • Radke - Yarrow: infants from depressed mothers more likely to have Type D attachment.
    • - May not measure parent caring style but child temperament
    • - Cross-Cultural Differences
      • Grossman found Type A higher in Germany as they encourage independence in children
    • - Low Eco Valid: artificial situation, babies were unfamiliar w/ environment (cause of distress)


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