Learning Theory of Attachment

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  • Created on: 22-04-14 17:32
  • Learning Theory - attachment is a learned behaviour - learning is conditioning. Behaviour is learned through interaction with enviroment - suggests attachment is a passive process.

Classical Conditioning -

  • innate reflex response is associated with new stimulus. (infant associates caregiver with food)
  • UCS - UCR
  • UCS + NS - UCR
  • CS - CR

Operant Conditioning -

  • Learning through reinforcement.
  • Drive state…

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