early influences of attachment

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  • the influence of Early attachment
    • description
      • internal working model- model of self and attachment partner based on their joint attachment history which generates expectations about current and future relationships
      • Key study: Hazan and shaver- placed 'love Quiz' in newspaper and analysed 620 responses
      • findings: positive relationship between attachment type and love experiences (internal working model)
    • evalaution
      • overly deterministic- past attachment experiences do not always determine the course of the future.
      • correlational research- internal working model my not cause later relationship experiences,  temperament may be intervening  variable
      • alternative explanation - adult relationships guided by self verifiction

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