psy 1: attachment (STRANGE SITUATION)

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What is type B attachement?
This is a secure attachement/ infant will play in an unknown environment when care giver is present, uses care giver as a secure base, infant distressed when mother leaves/ 66% of american infants go into this catagory
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What is type C attaachment?
This is insecure resistant attachment/ infant remains close to mother, very distressed on departure, however difficult to confort on reunion , shows inconsistent behabviour/ 12%of American infants go into this catagory
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What is type A attchament?
Insecure aviodant attachement/ shows no distress when mother leaves, can be comforted by mother or stranger / 22% of American infants go into this catagory
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What is the study into this?
Ainsworth's 'strange situation
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What was the precedure of this study?
1. Mother and infnt taken to the new enviroment, which they are left to explore/ 3. stranger enters / 3. infant with starnger mother leaves / 4. mother returns/ 5. infant is left on thier own/ 6. stanger returns, then mother as stranger leaves
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What is the conclusion of the study?
It is a good test for attachment , as it allows for a distinction of the different type/ type b is the most common
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Evalution:
Lacks ecological validity/ high reliablity as other studies support it (results can be repeated)/ high validity as studies show type B are best emotional and socailly which is what this study shows/ stess they put on baby/ doesn't take in account dad
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