- Created by: grace
- Created on: 31-12-11 00:58
BOWLBY'S THEORY OF ATTACHMENT.
i will try and make this really quick and simple.
- Bowlby's theory of attachment was inspired by the ethologist (they study human and animals in natural environments) Konrad Lorenz who did a study of geez..
ASCMI i remember it by ( A **** cute man innit?)
Bowlby said attachments were adaptive. He said they were innate genetics that gave infants an advantage for survival. This is true right? as the infant is unable to look after himself. The attachment with his mother enables that he is kept warm, fed, sheltered ect which enhances his chance of survival.
This can be both physical (e.g chubby cheeks and cute big eyes n'awww) and behavioural such as crying, cooing, dribbling ect. Social releasers unlock the innate tendency in adults to…