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OUTLINE AND EVALUATE BOWLBY'S THEORY OF
ATTACHMENTS
Bowlby suggested the evolutionary theory. He believed that the attachment

between a mother and a child based on a number of ideas.

The first of these is innate programming. Bowlby believes that the attachment is

formed as a result of desirable characteristics that…

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the critical period has passed. This gives rise to the sensitive period, however it was found

that the longer the formation of an attachment was delayed, the slower the development

of the child.

Despite this critisicm there are other studies that support the theory. For example,

the longitudinal study carried…

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