1. What did Hodges and Tizard conclude?
- Children can recover from privation if they are in a good quality, loving environment
- Children cannot recover from privation if they are in a good quality, loving family
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2. What points can be used to evaluate Robertson and Robertson's study on John?
- His reaction may not have been due to the seperation, there was little control of variables and it would be difficult to replicate but has high ecological validity
- He may have been unhappy anyway, there was high control of variables but the study has low ecological validity
3. What other research into attachment did Robertson and Robertson do?
- They cared for 4 children who were seperated from their parents but provided a high level of subsitute emotional care. This meant the children were happier and more affectionate when reunited with their parents
- They cared for 3 children who were seperated from their mother and provided little emotional care and so the children were detached when reunited with their parents
4. What are the three stages a child goes through during the disruption of attachment?
- protest, despair, detachment
- protest, desensitization, detachment
5. What were the results of Hodges and Tizard's study?
- The adopted group had strong relationships with their families, the others showed poorer family and peer relationships
- The adopted group had poor relationships with their families, the others showed detachment from all caregivers