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Attachment
An emotional tie or relationship between two people shown in their behaviour
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Crtiical period
specfiic period of time in which something has to develop. Eg an embryo develops limbs between 24 and 26 days
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Sensitive period
A period of time in which something is likely to occur. Eg first 3 years of a childs life
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Ecological validity
The extent to which the methods, materials and setting of the experiment approximate the real life situation being studied
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Monotrophy
The tendency of baies to form a primary attachment to one caregiver
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Internal working model
A template for future relationships including a model of how you and other people are likely to behave
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Meta- analysis
A procedure in which researchers draw together and analyse the results of many differant studies that have used a similar procedure. A metaanalysis uses only quantitative data
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Seperation
Takes place when the child spends some time away from their primary attachment figure. Seperations may be for short or longer periods.
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Seperation anxiety
A longer term affect of seperation in which the child alternates between clinginess and detachment
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Privation
Literally the lack of something. Emotional privation is the lack of attachment or love in a child who has been unable to form an attachment.
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Institutionalisation
Refers to the behaviour patterns of children who have been raised in institutions such as orphanages or children homes.
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Disinhibited attachment
Behaviour pattern shown by some children who have been raised in institutions.Include attention seeking bahviour towards adults and making inappropiate physical contact.
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