Cultural Variations in attachment

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Who conducted a meta analysis of 32 studies of attachment in 8 different countries?
Van Ijzendoorn & Kroonenberg
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What did Van Ijzendoorn & Kroonenberg find?
Secure attachment was most common in every country.
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In Van Ijzendoorn & Kroonenberg's study, what was found in Japan & Israel?
High rates of insecure-resistant attachment.
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Who carried out an observational study on attachment behaviour in Uganda?
Ainsworth (1967)
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What did Ainsworth's Ugandan study find?
Mothers of securely attached infants showed greater sensitivity.
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Who argued that attachment research has cultural bias?
Rothbaum et al.
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What did Tronick et al find?
Infants in Africa still formed a primary attachment to one person.
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What did Takahashi suggest?
High rates of insecure attachment in Japanese infants may be because they are not used to being left alone and so were highly distressed.
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