Belsky and Rovine

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  • Belsky and Rovine
    • Aim
      • See effects of non-maternal care experiences in infant 1st year using Strange Situation to categorise.
        • Focus on Mother + Father
    • Description
      • 90 Male / 59 Female infants.
        • Middle-class family background.
      • Data collected from interviews and Strange Situation.
        • Interviews: at 3, 9 and 12 months old.
          • Gathered info on parent employment, childcare arrangements and time spent in daycare.
            • Four groups formed.
              • 38 full-time daycare (35 hours or more p/ week)
              • 20 high part-time daycare (20-30 hours p/ week)
              • 24 low part-time daycare (10-20 hours p/ week)
              • 67 mother care group (under 5 hours p/ week)
        • Strange Situation
          • At 12 months 149 infants took part.
          • At 13 months 13 infants took part.
          • Recorded video shown to raters.
            • had 90% inter-rater reliability.
            • infants grouped in Ainsworth's attachment types.
    • Findings
    • Conclusion
      • Infants in extensive care more likely to be insecurely attached.

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