Child Psychology - Edexcel Test Cards.- Unit 3.

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1. Define Attachment
2. Define Deprivation
3. Define Privation
4. Define Evolution
5. Define Day Care
6. Define Separation Anxiety
7. Define the Approach
8. What is Monotrophy
9. What are the evolutionary aspects of Bowlby?
10. What are social releasers and Parenting Responses? (Bowlby)
11. What are internal working models? (Bowlby)
12. What are the critical and sensitive periods?
13. What is separation anxiety?
14. Strengths of Bowlby
15. Weaknesses of Bowlby
16. Lorenz
17. Harlow Aim
18. Harlow Method
19. Harlow Results
20. Harlow Conclusions
21. Harlow Ethical Issues
22. Bowlby 44 thieves Aim
23. Bowlby 44 thieves Method
24. Bowlby 44 thieves Results
25. Bowlby 44 thieves Conclusions
26. Bowlby 44 thieves Strengths
27. Bowlby 44 thieves weaknesses
28. Deprivation
29. Spitz Aim
30. Spitz Method
31. Spitz Results
32. Spitz Conclusion
33. Spitz Strengths
34. Spitz Weaknesses
35. Goldfarb Aim
36. Goldfarb Method
37. Goldfarb Results
38. Goldfarb Conclusions
39. Goldfarb Strengths
40. Goldfarb Weaknesses
41. What is the Maternal Deprivation Hypothesis?
42. Ainsworth Procedure
43. Ainsworth Results
44. Ainsworth Conclusions

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Ainsworth Cross Cultural Studies
46. Sagi
47. Grossman
48. Miyake
49. Koluchova Twins
50. Genie
51. Genie Aim
52. Genie Procedure
53. Genie Results
54. Genie Conclusions
55. Genie Strengths
56. Genie Weaknesses
57. Autism Characteristics
58. Explanations of Autism: Biological
59. Explanations of Autism: Cognitive
60. Sally Anne Task
61. DAYCARE: Key points
62. Sylva Aim
63. Sylva Method
64. Sylva Results & conclusions
65. Sylva Strengths and Weaknesses
66. NICHD Aim
67. NICHD Method
68. NICHD Results and conclusions
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A strong emotional bond between two
The loss of an attachment
people ­ caregiver and child.
The inheritance of certain characteristics and
Absence of an attachment with a caregiver
pre programmed behaviour
When a child is looked after throughout the The stress felt by a child when separated
day from a care giver.
Child Psychcology is a branch of
developmental psychology that covers
infancy childhood and adolescence.…read more

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Attachment can be seen in a range if species
do Bowlby proposed that it has developed
We are genetically programmed to seek and
throughout the process of evolution
encourage attention from adults
Children are distressed when left alone in
This releases instinctive behaviour in adults.
order to seek an adult's attentions
Wolff (1969) ­ concluded parents can usually
A strong attachment encourages the adult to
distinguish between hunger, pain and anger
stay close and protect the child
cries.…read more

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Placed infant monkeys into cages with
To investigate the effects of social
substitute mothers, one wire, one cloth, wire
deprivation on rhesus monkeys
had bottle.…read more

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Control group
Control group not `normal' makeup
o Easy to pin point cause
o Hard to generalise
Qualitative data and quantitative data
Qualitative data = interpretation bias.…read more

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o IQ and DQ unsuitable
o Specific to individual Later fostering successful if child has long
Bias term deprivation
o No controls & methods can
Later fostered = less emotionally stable,
15 children adopted at 6 month
intellectually behind and less mature.
o Children studied in natural
Good development ­ no early deprivation environment
o Reliable pin point
A child who suffers deprivation during 24
o Develop an internal working model
Differences in groups of themselves as unworthy.…read more

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Stranger anxiety, separation anxiety &
reunion behaviour: 3 types of attachment.
1) Child & carer in empty room TYPE A: Avoidant Children
2) stranger enters o No secure base behaviour, no
3) stranger plays with child distress. 22% in study.
4) Mother leaves, strange comforts child TYPE B: Secure
5) mother returns & stranger leaves o Play independently but seek
6) Mother leaves, child alone. proximity: some distress, require
7) Stranger returns , comforts comfort on reunion. 66% in study.…read more

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Lost their mother after birth.
Placed in an institution (1 year)
Step mother beat thme & locked in small
dark room.
Anxious Resistant
Found at 6 ­ mentally retarded, scared,
Some do work ­ similar to USA
undernourished & little speech
2 years of rehabilitation = 2 sisters
Loving care reversed effects of privation
13 year old girl
Father had strapped her to a potty chair
Help Genie ­ 13+ = language learning
Beaten for noise
Parents charged with child abuse.…read more

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More boys than girls
2-3 age diagnosed
Poor empathising skills
Not sure of past
Poor communication
No consent
Lack of understanding
Poor at forming relationships
Repetitive behaviour
Good at system skills
Baron-cohen at al (2005)
o Link between autism and male brain
o Testosterone in womb? Baron Cohen (1997)
o Good at Visio-spatial tasks (male) o Social problems ­ perception
o Bad at communication (female) o Understanding of how others think
Cohen et al (2003) needed for social competence
o Boys: high SYSTEMATIC…read more


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