Learning Theory

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  • Learning Theory
    • Behaviour is learnt not inborn.
    • Harlow
      • Monkeys spent more time with cloth monkey than wire monkey with milk
        • According to learning theory, monkey should go to wire monkey
    • Schaffer and Emerson
      • 60 babies observed.
        • Babies attached to the person who was most responsive and interactive
          • Reinforcement and association may be part of attachment, but does not soley explain it.
    • 1. Pre attachment 0-2 months. Attachment in the making 2-7 months. 3. Specific attachments from 7 months. 4. Multiple attachments from 8 months. 5. Reciprocal relationships from 8-24 months.


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