Learning Theory of attachment (12 mark answer)

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Outline and Evaluate the Learning theory of attachment             (12 Marks)

Learning theory explains all behaviour as acquired through experience via the process of association. Classical conditioning occurs where a stimulus becomes associated with a response. While operant conditioning involves learning behaviour to its consequences via the use of reinforcements. Attachments are seen as occurring through classical conditioning, where babies learn to associate the care giver with food. Food


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