Bowlby's theory and evaluation

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1. Evidence for the temperament hypothesis is...

  • from Thomas and Chess who found 3 temperament types: easy, difficult and slow to warm up.
  • from Hodges and Tizard's research which supports the idea of a sensitive period.
  • from Harlow's study which helps support the idea of secondary attachments and caregiver sensitivity
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2. Children brought up with no secondary attachment figures can...

  • lack social skills
  • learn well
  • lack sensitivity
  • lack social releasers

3. A criticism of Harlow's study as supporting research is...

  • it was a natural experiment using animals
  • it used animals and therefore is bias
  • it used animals and thus cannot be generalized onto humans
  • it used animals and therefore provides no evidence

4. Attachments acts as...

  • an insecure base to build other relationships on
  • dependence on the mother for life.
  • a secure base from which a child can explore the world and return when they feel threatened.
  • a secure base from which a child can explore the room.

5. The sensitive period is...

  • The second quarter of the first year, when infants are most sensitive to development of attachments.
  • When the baby is fully developed
  • The first decade, when infants are most sensitive to development of attachments.
  • When the baby is in the womb

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