Animal Stdies of Attachment (Lorenz and Harlow)

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  • Animal Studies of Attachment (Lorenz and Harlow)
    • Lorenz (35)
      • He separated half a goose's eggs and hatched them in an incubator.
        • The geese that Lorenz hatched imprinted on him.
      • Imprinting happens between 4 and 25 hours
        • Critical Period
      • Unethical
    • Harlow (59)
      • The baby monkeys preferred the cloth mother rather than the wire mother with food.
      • The monkeys had an innate need for comfort over food
      • Contact is associated with lower levels of stress
      • Monkeys became aggressive and unable to form relationships in the future


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