Attachments and relationships in childhood

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1. Grotevant and Cooper in 1986 identify the idea of ‘Connectedness’ this is defined by Coleman as?

  • The connections made outside of the family during adolescence through friendships.
  • The young person moves towards a state of individualisation while remaining connected to the family.
  • The concept that identifies that a young person will always attempt to remain connected to their family.
  • A stage where the young person moves away from the family.
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2. Define the Social identity theory?

  • A theory by Tajfel which proposes group identity this is where individuals in a group have a shared world view, set of attitudes and beliefs.
  • A theory by Piaget which proposes group identity this is where individuals in a group have a shared world view, set of attitudes and beliefs.
  • A theory by Vygotsky which proposes group identity this is where individuals in a group have a shared world view, set of attitudes and beliefs.
  • A theory by Gessel which proposes group identity this is where individuals in a group have a shared world view, set of attitudes and beliefs.

3. A study by Schaffer and Emerson in 1964 found that?

  • 20% of human infants were most attached to an adult who did not feed and bathe them but was most responsive to them.
  • 40% of human infants were most attached to an adult who did not feed and bathe them but was most responsive to them.
  • 70% of human infants were most attached to the care giver that did feed and bathe them.
  • 50% of human infants were most attached to the care giver that did feed and bathe them.

4. What is the effect on a child’s development as described by Bee and Boyd when a parent has a warm emotional tone and is caring, affectionate, puts child’s needs 1st, enthusiastic and sensitive?

  • An ability to behave in a way that is caring, affectionate, enthusiastic and sensitive as a result of modelling.
  • Ability to develop secure attachments, positive self-esteem, ability to show empathy, high IQ and good levels of school achievement.
  • Lack of ability to develop secure attachments, low self-esteem, lack of ability to show empathy, low IQ and attainment at school.
  • An ability to develop secure attachments only.

5. Golombok and Fivush cited in Coleman and Hendy 1999 discuss that?

  • Girls often have a best friend which they talk and share small secrets with whilst boys typically have no single best friend and play in groups.
  • Boys and Girls often enjoy playing together in early childhood.
  • Girls often have no single best friend and play in groups whilst boys typically have a best friend which they talk and share small secrets with.
  • There are no set friendship circles for boys and girls.

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