Hodge's and Tizard's Study

Hodge's and Tizard's Study of Teenagers Raised in Orphanages

I have compiled these notes as part of my AS Psychology course. The notes are a brief overview of Hodge's and Tizard's Study of Teenagers who were raised in Orphanages, and are part of the AQA Psychology A Specification.

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AS PSYCHOLOGY NOTES

Hodges and Tizard's Study of Teenagers raised in Orphanages

Aim

Report on children who spent at least the first two years of their life in an institution and
establish the long term effects of privation

Method

Interviews
o Community
o Parents
o Teachers
16 Year old participants…

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Strengths

Findings are "theoretically rich"
Supports Bowlby's as to the maternal deprivation theory for forming relationships with
peers than adults.
Quick and easy to collect the data
Collects quantative data
Easy to produce visual data

Weaknesses

Teachers observations may be biased
Social desirability
Contradicts Bowlby's findings as to the maternal…

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