Attachments

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  • Attachment
    • Definition
      • Lifelong emotional bond with a caregiver (recipricol)
    • Explanations
      • Evoluationary
        • Monotropy
        • Internal Working Model (IWM)
        • Continuity hypothesis
        • Critical period
      • Learning
        • Born as "blank slates"
        • 'cupboard love'
        • Classical conditioning (food)
    • Strange Situation
      • (Ainsworth & Bell)
      • 8 Stages
        • 1) Mom and child enter room
          • 2) child plays and "explores" the room and toys
            • 3) The stranger enters the rooms
              • 4) Mom leaves the room
                • 5) Mom returns
                  • 6) stranger leaves
                    • 7)
                      • 8)
      • Observing:-Stranger anxiety -Separation anxiety -Reunion behaviour -Exploration
    • Disruption
      • Disruption
        • attachment completely lost (death, divorce etc)
          • Bowlby's 44 thieves
            • 16 turned out to be affectionless psychopaths
      • Distortion
        • Temporary loss of attached caregiver
          • Little John
    • Privation
      • Never had attachment during critical period
      • Czech twins
        • 7 years old when found
        • 5 years locked in cellar and beat by step mother
        • Made a full recovery and returned to normality
        • When found they had rickets, speech impediment and were small in build
        • Went to a school for children with severe disabilities
      • Genie
        • 13 years old when found
        • strapped to a "potty chair" in back room of house
        • No body spoke to her or interacted with her
        • Made slight recovery when in hospital with researchers but funds ran out
        • Never recovered
    • Institutionalisation
    • Day care
  • Evidence
    • Shaffer and Emerson
    • Harlow
  • Evidence
    • Konrad (Geese)
    • Hazan & Shaver (Love quiz)

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