The role of caregiver-infant interactions in development of attachments

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Imitation
Infants seem to have an innate ability to mimic carers' facial expressions
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Bodily contact
Physical skin to skin contact in the period immediately after birth
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Caregiverese
Adults who interact with infants use a modified form of vocal language that is high pitched, song-like in nature, slow and repetitive
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Reciprocity
Caregivers and infants produce responses from each other in interactions
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Interactional synchrony
Infants move their bodies in time with rhythm of carers' spoken langauge to create a kind of turn-taking, as seen in two-way vocal conversations
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Physical skin to skin contact in the period immediately after birth

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Bodily contact

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Adults who interact with infants use a modified form of vocal language that is high pitched, song-like in nature, slow and repetitive

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Caregivers and infants produce responses from each other in interactions

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Infants move their bodies in time with rhythm of carers' spoken langauge to create a kind of turn-taking, as seen in two-way vocal conversations

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