Psychology - attachment quick quiz 1

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1. In Bowlby's Evolutionary Theory of Attachment, what is monotropy?

  • A single process, in which infants learn to recognise caregiver
  • A single theory of attachment
  • A single attachment to one person who is most important to the infant
  • A single instinct which causes the baby to cry
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2. Infant does not seek contact with caregiver, shows little distress when separated and treats caregiver like a stranger. These are the characteristics of which type of attachment?

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

3. Infant is insecure with caregiver, very stressed when separated, but rejects the caregiver on return. These are the characteristics of which type of attachment?

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

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

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

5. 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 A
  • Type B
  • Type C

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