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What is reciprocity?
Both infant and mother respond to each others signals and each elicts a response from the other
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What is interactional synchrony?
Mother and infant reflect both the actions and emotions of each other
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Who did the glaswegian babies study?
Schaffer & Emerson
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What did they do?
60 babies, 31 male, 29 female were visited at home every month for the first year and again at 18 months. Asked mothers questions about the kind of protest their babies showed in 7 everyday seperations
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What are the 4 stages of attachment?
Asocial stage, Indiscriminate attachment, Specific attachment, Multiple attachment
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What are 3 evaluation points for Schaffer and Emersons study?
Good external validity, Longitudinal Design, Limited sample characteristics
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What are 3 evaluation points for the stages of attachment?
Problem studying the asocial stage, Conflicting evidence on multiple attachments, Measuring multiple attachment
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What did Lorenz research?
Imprinting & Sexual Imprinting
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What did Lorenz did do?
Goose eggs, control group, imprint to first person they see.
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What did Harlow do?
Had 2 monkeys, one with a wire mother that dispensed milk and one cloth
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What did Harlow find?
That the baby monkies cuddled the soft object in preference to the wure mother. 'Contact comfort'
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What is the critical period for normal development in the infant monkies?
90 days
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What were the effects of maternal deprivation on the infant monkies?
Dysfunctional, unskilled at mating, more aggressive
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What is a problem with using animal studies into attachement?
Generalisable to humans
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