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2. According to Bowlby's theory of attachment, what is Monotrophy?

  • The idea of that forming an attachment is an innate tendency
  • The idea of forming many attachments
  • The idea of forming one attachment
  • The physical or behavioural features of a baby that make the adults want to care for the baby.

3. What is privation?

  • Where a child spends a part of their life in an orphanage or children's home
  • Separation from the caregiver
  • Failure to form any attachment at all
  • Success of forming an attachment within the critical period

4. How did Bowlby describe the amount of time a baby has to form an attachment with its primary attachment figure (normally the mother)?

  • Time of attachment
  • Critical period
  • Monotrophy
  • Maternal deprivation

5. What did Ainsworth want to test in her experiment, "The Strange Situation"?

  • Secure base and emotional support from caregiver
  • Secure base, stranger anxiety, separation anxiety and reunion behaviour
  • Monotrophy and the internal working model
  • Separation anxiety and reunion behaviour


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