Psychology - attachment quick quiz 2

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

  • Type C - Ambivalent
  • Type B - Secure attachment
  • Type A - Avoidant
  • Type D - Disorganised
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2. The Learning Theory of Attachment is supported by a study carried out by...?

  • Lorenz and his imprinting theory with geese
  • Zimbarbo and his prison experiment into fulfilling social role
  • Skinner, animals repeat behaviour if rewarded & Pavlov, dogs associated bell with food
  • Milgram, participants obey orders from official to administer lethal electric shock

3. Bowlby claims that attachment takes place in the.....?

  • Instinctive years
  • Sensitive years
  • Younger years
  • Important years

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

  • 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
  • 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.

5. Ainsworth conducted a study in Uganda which showed attachment in different cultures is?

  • Formed at an older age in the USA
  • Formed at a younger age in the Uganda
  • Formed at a similar age across all cultures
  • Formed at a different age in different cultures


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