Bowlby's theory and evaluation

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1. Attachments acts as...

  • an insecure base to build other relationships on
  • 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.
  • dependence on the mother for life.
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2. What do social releasers do?

  • elicit a good attachment
  • elicit a secure base
  • elicit a caregiving reaction or response
  • elicit imprinting

3. Children brought up with no secondary attachment figures can...

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

4. The continuity hypothesis suggests that...

  • emotionally secure infants become good parents
  • emotionally secure infants get better jobs
  • emtionally secure infants become emotionally secure adults
  • emotionally secure adults have emotionally secure infants

5. The bias shown by a child towards on primary attachment figure is called...

  • monotropy
  • monotype
  • hierarchy
  • primary caregiver


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