Attachment Quiz

Attachments depend on ---------- between two people?
the formation of a bond
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Four characteristics of an attached infant
Seeks to be near the person, distressed on seperation, contented on reunion, Social releasers eg smiling, talking etc
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Learning theory; what processes explain attachment?
Operant and classical condition
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Weakness of learning theory
reductionist ie reduces human behaviour to a simplistic form
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Attachment that says infant forms attachment because mother provides food and becomes secondary reinforcer
classical conditioning
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Harlow and Harlows main finding
that food was not the main reason for an attachment being formed
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what is imprinting?
in lorenz study geese imprinted on him ie followed him
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What is a social releaser?
something a child will do when attached to mother to get attention eg smiling talking etc
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Three types of attachment in Ainsworth study
securely attached, insecure avoidant insecure resistant
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Monotropy is...?
the formation of the special bond to one person ie primary cargiver mother
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What did Bowlbys maternal hdeprivation hypothesis predict?
continuous relationship needed, critical period, monotropy with mother/ mother substitute
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three main conclusions from Bowlbus study of 44 thieves
adopted children close attachments, restored not as mucvh, both likely to seek adult attention and approval
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Two weaknesses of Bowlby thieves study
cant be generalized, reliablitity of retrospective data
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Privation..?
A bond has never been formed
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Four characteristics of an attached infant

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