A case supporting Bowlby's maternal deprivation hypothesis.

A detailed description how  the studies support John Bowlby's maternal deprivation hypothesis including Lorenz (1935), Harlow and Harlow (1958), Goldfarb (1943), Spitz and Wolf (1946), Genie (Curtiss), Roberstons naturalistic observations.

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To present a case supporting Bowlby's maternal deprivation
hypothesis ­ "The effects of deprivation cannot be reversed"
Support can come from: Lorenz, Harlow and Harlow, Goldfarb, Spitz and Wolf, Genie Curtis
and Robertson.


Konrad Lorenz (1935)

Found that a precocial species, who are mobile very soon after birth, imprint on…

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To present a case supporting Bowlby's maternal deprivation
hypothesis ­ "The effects of deprivation cannot be reversed"
Support can come from: Lorenz, Harlow and Harlow, Goldfarb, Spitz and Wolf, Genie Curtis
and Robertson.


When the surrogate mothers were removed from the room, the young monkeys
no longer had a secure…

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To present a case supporting Bowlby's maternal deprivation
hypothesis ­ "The effects of deprivation cannot be reversed"
Support can come from: Lorenz, Harlow and Harlow, Goldfarb, Spitz and Wolf, Genie Curtis
and Robertson.


However if this attachment was broken (e.g. by a child going into hospital) then
over a 3…

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To present a case supporting Bowlby's maternal deprivation
hypothesis ­ "The effects of deprivation cannot be reversed"
Support can come from: Lorenz, Harlow and Harlow, Goldfarb, Spitz and Wolf, Genie Curtis
and Robertson.


language development and grammar cannot be acquired if not introduced to a child
before puberty. This supports…

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To present a case supporting Bowlby's maternal deprivation
hypothesis ­ "The effects of deprivation cannot be reversed"
Support can come from: Lorenz, Harlow and Harlow, Goldfarb, Spitz and Wolf, Genie Curtis
and Robertson.

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