Evaluation of Cross-Cultural Research using the Strange Situation Procedure

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  • The same procedure was used in different cultures so, in theory, conclusions from each study can be compared with one another fairly. This gives the findings reliability in that the same procedures were used. 
  • There did seem to be consistency in the patterns observed, e.g. the three types were identified in each of the studies.
  • In general, the main attachment type is securely attached and, when a different attachment type is found to predominate, this tends to be explicable by looking at cultural preferences regarding acceptable behaviour…


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