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The strange situation

  • care giver and infant are put in an unfamilar room with toys
  • child and care giver are left alone
  • unfamiliar adult eneters the room and eventually starts to interact with the child 
  • the care giver departs
  • care giver returns andf unfamiliar adult leaves
  • care giver leaves - so infant is on their own
  • unfamiliar adult returns
  • care giver returns

The behaviour of the child throug each stage and is coded for in order to…


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