attachment key terms

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a description of how two people interact (mother-infant)
reciprocity
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mother and infant reflect both actions and emotions of the other, and do this in a coordinated way.
interactional synchrony
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many developmental theories identify a sequence of qualitatively different behaviours linked to specific ages.
stages of attachment
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attachments to two or more people.
multiple attachments
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psychology studies carried out on non-humans
animal studies
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a set of theories from the behaviourist approach to psychology that emphasise the role of learning in the acquisition of behaviour
learning theory
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a term sometimes used to describe bowlby's theory.
monotropic
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the mental representations we all carry with us of our attachment to our primary caregiver
internal working models
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time within where attachment must form, if it is to form at all
critical period
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a controlled observation design to test attachment security
strange situation
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generally thought of as the most desirable attachment type associated with psychologically healthy outcomes.
secure attachment
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an attachment type characterised by low anxiety but weak attachment
insecure-avoidant attachment
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an attachment type characterised by strong attachment and high anxiety
insecure-resistant attachment
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mother and infant reflect both actions and emotions of the other, and do this in a coordinated way.

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interactional synchrony

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many developmental theories identify a sequence of qualitatively different behaviours linked to specific ages.

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attachments to two or more people.

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psychology studies carried out on non-humans

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