Evaluating learning theory

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Evaluting learning theory

Strength -We learn throuh association and reinforcement (Classical + operant conditioning support eachother)

Is it only feeding the infant that plays a ey role in developing a close relationships with them? are not things like comfort and attention important too?

Harlow (1950)

  • Provided strong psychological evidence that attachment is not based upn the provision of food
  • Experiment - baby Rhesus monkeys. 

Method- Baby Rhesus monkey is placed in a cage with only two wire mesh metal cylinders 

1- Covered with soft towellin…


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