Attachment

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Interactional synchrony
When two people interact they tend to mirror what the other is doing in terms of their facial and body movements. This is described as synchrony - when two (or more) things move in the same patterns.
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Reciprocity
Responding to the action of another with a similar action, where the actions of one partner elicit a response from the other partner.The responses are not necessarily similar.
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Imprinting
An innate readiness to develop a strong bond with the mother which takes place during a specific time in development. If it doesn't happen at this time it probably won't happen at all.
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Continuity hypothesis
The idea that emotionally secure infants go on to be emotionally secure,trusting and socially confident adults.
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Monotropy
The idea that the one relationship that the infant has with their primary attachment figure is of specific significance in emotional development.
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Social releaser
A social behaviour or characteristic that elicits caregiving and leads to attachment.
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Institutionalisation
The effect of institutional care. How the time spent in an institution can affect the development of children e.g. social, mental and physical underdevelopment,which may be irreversible.
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Insecure resistant
A type of attachment which describes those infants who both seek and reject intimacy and social interaction.
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Internal working model
A mental model of the world which enables individuals to predict and control their environment. Relates to a person's expectations about relationships.
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Strange situation
A controlled observation designed to test attachment security.
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Responding to the action of another with a similar action, where the actions of one partner elicit a response from the other partner.The responses are not necessarily similar.

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Reciprocity

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An innate readiness to develop a strong bond with the mother which takes place during a specific time in development. If it doesn't happen at this time it probably won't happen at all.

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The idea that emotionally secure infants go on to be emotionally secure,trusting and socially confident adults.

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The idea that the one relationship that the infant has with their primary attachment figure is of specific significance in emotional development.

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