Psychology - attachment quick quiz 1

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1. In the Learning Theory of Attachment, Dollard and Miller argue that infants form attachments through what?

  • Infants cry and smile instinctively, resulting in a bond forming as caregiver wishes to protect infant from harm
  • Infants motivated drives to satisfy needs, leads to operant conditioning in caregiver
  • All infant human behaviour is a product of survival strategies and natural selection
  • Infants biological instinct to follow the caregiver because they provide comfort and love
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2. Who proposed the 3 types of attachment?

  • Hodgers and Tizard
  • Ainsworth and Bell
  • Bowlby
  • Maccoby

3. In the Learning Theory of Attachment it states that attachments are formed through what?

  • Conditioning
  • Survival strategies
  • Instinct
  • A biological chemical

4. The infant has a strong attachment with the caregiver, is distressed at separation and content when the caregiver returns. These are the characteristics of which type of attachment?

  • Type D
  • Type B
  • Type C
  • Type A

5. Who proposed the 4 characteristics of attachment?

  • Maccoby
  • Ainsworth
  • Milgram
  • Van Ijzendoorn and Kroonenburg


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