The Learning Theory

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Learning Theory

Learning theory is also known as 'cupboard love theories' and believes that infants become attached because they are fed and that the infant becomes attached to the person who feeds them. The learning theory suggest that babies learn to be attached to their caregiver either through classical or operant conditioning.

Classical Conditioning is learning through association, the pleasure of feeding becomes associated with the person who feeds the infant and this person becomes the source of pleasure even when there is…


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