Attachment

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What is an attachment?
A close, two way emotional bond between 2 individuals where each sees the other as essential for their emotional security
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What is reciprocity?
Each person responds to and elicits a response from one another
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What is interactional synchrony?
Each person reflects the actions and emotions of the other in a coordinated and synchronised way
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Which study supports reciprocity?
Murray & Traverthen
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Which study supports interactional synchrony?
Isabella et al.
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What did Scaffer + Emmerson say?
Primary attachment to mother, secondary attachment to other family members
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What did Grossman say?
That mothers roles is to give comfort, health and love. Fathers role is to provide play and enjoyment
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What did Field say?
When fathers where main caregivers, they adopt mother-like behaviour. e.g. smiling, imitating, holding
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Who suggested the stages of attachment?
Schaffer + Emerson
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What's asocial attachment?
Any stimuli can produce a favourbale reaction, some preference some familiar adults
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What is indiscriminate (specific) attachment?
More sociable, enjoy human company indiscriminately. Recognise and prefer some familiar adults- get upset when they don't interact
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What is discriminate attachment?
Expresses protest when separated from 1 individual (65% of the time mother), they attempt to be close to this person + show stranger anxiety
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