Attachment intro

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reciprocity
The way in which two peopele interact. Mother and infant interaction is reciprocal because each responds to each other's signals and elicits a response from the other
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interactional synchrony
Mother and infant reflect both the actions and emotions of the other in a synchronised way.
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attachment
A close two-way emotional bond between two individuals, in which each sees the other as essential for their emotional security.
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asocial stage
Babies behaviour to non-human and human objects is quite similar, however they do show a preference for familiar adults
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indiscriminate attachment
Babies show a preference for humans, particularly familiar ones. They accept comfort from any adult and do not show stranger or seperation anxiety.
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specific attachment
Babies display stranger and seperation anxiety. This usually occurs when they are seperated from one particular adult: the primary attachment figure. This is the person who responds the best to the baby's sj
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multiple attachments
After the primary attachment, babies form secondary attachments with other people they regularly spend time with.
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animal studies
Studies carried out on animals for ethical or practical reasons
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imprinting
Bird species that are mobile from birth will form an attachment with the first moving object they see. This also effects the adult mate preference.
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Mother and infant reflect both the actions and emotions of the other in a synchronised way.

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interactional synchrony

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A close two-way emotional bond between two individuals, in which each sees the other as essential for their emotional security.

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Babies show a preference for humans, particularly familiar ones. They accept comfort from any adult and do not show stranger or seperation anxiety.

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