Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1


Describe & evaluate research into types of attachment
(strange situation)
Description (6 marks) Evaluation (6 marks)

The
study
is
high
in
int
ernal
val
idi
ty.
The
exper
iment
ers
coul
d
AIMS:
co ntr
ol
the
va r
iabl
es, e.
g.
the
length
of
each episode.
To investigate…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
The strange situation is a good measure of attachment. Secure attachment is the preferred
type in America.




Examples of short answer questions on types of attachment & the `Strange Situation'
(1) Violet hates being left by her mother at nursery. Violet clings to her mother's legs when she tries to…

Page 3

Preview of page 3
Describe & evaluate research into cultural variations in
attachment.
Description (6 marks) Evaluation (6 marks)




Using meta-analysis means lots of data is combined.
The use of lots of data makes the study more reliable as it is more likely that it
can be generalised to wider situations.
Aims: To investigate…

Page 4

Preview of page 4
(1) Akim Abraham (!) has been raised on a `kibbutz' in
Israel. On the kibbutz he spends most of his time with
lots of other children and adults. He knows everyone
who lives in the community as they live communally and
share everything. Akim carries out the strange
situation procedure…

Page 5

Preview of page 5
time span for some reason and so was not acting in a
way that is representative of their normal behaviour.
(2 marks)




Describe & evaluate the effects of disruption of
attachment
Description (6 marks) Evaluation (6 marks)
Short-Term Effects of Separation PDD model was supported by Robertson & Robertson who…

Page 6

Preview of page 6
Many of these negative effects are permanent & × However,
ther
e may have
been
e xper
imenter
expect
ancy ef
fect
s.
irreversible. Bowlby
assessed
`af
fect
ionl
ess
psychopathy'
t
hrough
int
ervi
ews.
An example of such effects is `affectionless psychopathy'. Ther
e i
s no
clear…

Page 7

Preview of page 7
likely to have difficulty forming relationships in later
life as her internal working model for attachment has
been disrupted. In short, Bowlby would claim she could
be damaged emotionally, socially and intellectually in
later life.

(4 marks)

(2) Simon, a two-year-old boy, was left by his parents
in a residential…

Page 8

Preview of page 8
Describe & evaluate research into the effects of
privation (failure to form an attachment)
Description (6 marks) Evaluation (6 marks)
(Privation- lack of any attachment) H & T's study had high mundane realism, which means that the
findings could be generalised to similar situations. This therefore
increases the external validity…

Page 9

Preview of page 9
Examples of short answer questions on effects of privation (failure to form attachment)
1. Explain the difference between privation and disruption of attachment. You may use examples to help explain
the difference.
Disruption of attachment refers to when an attachment has been formed but is broken, normally during the
critical…

Page 10

Preview of page 10
Romanian adoptees entered the orphanage as small babies between one
and two weeks olds × Relatively small sample size-can it really be
Conditions in the institute were poor. applied to the population as a whole?
58 babies were adopted before they were 6 months old and 59 were
adopted between…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »