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Evolution Theory

Outline Innate. We had evolved a biological need to attach to our main caregiver, usually our
mother. Monotropy. Has survival value as it ensures food and protection. A strong attachment
provides us with a safe base, giving us confidence to explore out environment. It also…

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Often criticised for being reductionist ­ (reduces complexities of the mind to over simplify to things
like reinforcement and stimulus).

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