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ATTACHMENT EXAM STYLE QUESTIONS
1. Define the terms `attachment', the `social smile', and `separation anxiety'. (2 + 2 + 2 marks)
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2. Three of the following are descriptions of types of attachment:
a) Children who are not willing to explore, have higher stranger anxiety and who seek and
reject contact at the return of their caregiver.
b) Children who are willing to explore, have high stranger anxiety and who are enthusiastic
at the return of their caregiver.
c) Children who are willing to explore, have low stranger anxiety and who avoid contact at
the return of the caregiver.
d) Children who are not willing to explore, have low stranger anxiety and who seek and
avoid contact at the return of their caregiver.
In the accompanying table, write down which example, A, B, C or D matches each type of
attachment listed in the table. (3 marks)
Type of attachment Letter A, B, C or D
Secure
Insecure-avoidant
Insecure-resistant
3. Outline the basic procedure involved in the Strange Situation. (4 marks)
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Describe the main characteristics of anxious-avoidant (Type A), secure (Type B) and
anxious-resistant (Type C) attachment. (3 + 3 + 3 marks)
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5. Outline two weaknesses of the Strange Situation. (2 + 2 marks)
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6. Describe what has been found out about one cultural variation in attachment. (3 marks)
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7. Describe and evaluate research into cultural variations in attachment. (12 marks)
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Outline two weaknesses of the learning theory explanation of attachment. (2 + 2 marks)
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9. Define what is meant by the terms `cupboard love', `contact comfort', and `monotropy'. (2 +
2 + 2 marks)
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10. Identify the two true statements from the following. All are concerned with Bowlby's theory
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Bowlby believed that fathers were as important as mothers. TRUE/FALSE
11. Outline one criticism of Bowlby's evolutionary perspective on attachment. (3 marks)
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12. Outline and evaluate Bowlby's attachment theory. (12 marks)
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13. Describe Bowlby's maternal deprivation hypothesis. (6 marks)
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Define what is meant by `imprinting', and a `critical period'. (2 + 2 marks)
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15. a) Distinguish between the terms `deprivation' and `privation'. (3 marks)
b) Outline the effects of disrupting attachment bonds. (2 marks)
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16. Some psychologists wanted to see the effects of separation upon children's development.
They conducted a case study on a two-year-old child who was separated temporarily from
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There is a danger with case studies of investigator effects.
a) Explain one investigator effect that may have occurred in this case study. (2 marks)
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b) Explain how this investigator effect could be reduced. (2 marks)
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18. Give two examples of short-term deprivation. (1 + 1 mark)
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19. Outline the three components of distress. (2 + 2 + 2 marks)
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Explain how this ethical issue would be dealt with. (2 marks)
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22. Psychologists have discovered that the occurrence of attachment types shows a great deal
of consistency in Western cultures.
To illustrate these findings complete the table using three of the four attachment types
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The Strange situation has been used to investigate attachment.
Outline aspects of infants' behaviour that are recorded when using this research technique.
(3 marks)
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24. a) Outline what psychological research has shown about the effects of institutionalization on
attachment behaviour. (6 marks)
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b) Discuss implications of research into the effects of insitutionalisation in attachment
behaviour. (6 marks)
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Define what is meant by the terms `day care'. (2 marks)
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28. Give four examples of criteria used to define the quality of day care. (1 + 1 + 1 + 1 mark)
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Lachmi is planning to provide day care facilities for pre-school children below the age of five
years. She is keen to promote social development of the children attending. Outline what
practices Lachmi could introduce to encourage social development of the children attending.
(6 marks)
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30. A group of students decided to perform a correlational study investigating the relationship
between time spent in day care and aggressiveness.…read more

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