Outline and evaluate research into the effects of institutionalisation. developmental psychology sample 12 mark question and answer

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Outline and evaluate research into the effects of institutionalisation.

Firstly, Hodges and Tizard investigated the effects of institutionalisation by
studying 3 groups of children. The first group had been in a orphanage for two
years but were then adopted. Whilst they suffered from privation in the first 2
years they…

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South American orphanages. Different orphanages in other countries may provide
different care so those children may develop differently.

The research conducted by Widdowson has good levels of ecological validity as the
study involved a real group of children who were suffering from deprivation
dwarfism. This means that the results can…

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