Psychology - attachment quick quiz 2

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1. In Bowlby's Evolutionary Theory, attachments are formed through?

  • Natural selection, infants are an investment for the caregiver, and will carry on their line of family.
  • Selection pressure, parents chose the strongest of their infants to focus on.
  • Conditioning, the infant associates the caregiver with food and comfort.
  • A period of time, the caregiver recognises and forms an attachment with the infant over the course of 5 months
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2. Bowlby states that attachments provide infants with....?

  • Love
  • An internal working model for future attachments
  • A base for healthy cognitive developments
  • A good understanding of survival strategies

3. To study attachment across a culture, psychologists use?

  • Long term-culture studies
  • Cultural-differences studies
  • Cross-cultural studies
  • Inter-cultural studies

4. In Van Ijzendoorn and Kroonenburg's study into cultural variation in attachment, which the of attachment was most common?

  • Type B - Secure attachment
  • Type D - Disorganised
  • Type A - Avoidant
  • Type C - Ambivalent

5. Bowlby claims that attachments are?

  • Taught Behaviour for infants
  • Developed through conditioning
  • Instinctive behaviour for infants and caregivers
  • Learnt by caregivers


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