Bowlby's theory and evaluation

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1. 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
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2. Evidence for the temperament hypothesis is...

  • from Harlow's study which helps support the idea of secondary attachments and caregiver sensitivity
  • 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.

3. Bowlby described attachment as...

  • adaptive and innate
  • internal and innate
  • adaptive and learnt
  • sensative and innate

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

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

5. Bowlby's theory is an example of an...

  • evolutionary theory
  • evolving theory
  • learning theory
  • behavioural theory


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