Psychology - attachment quick quiz 2

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1. Van Ijzendoorn and Kroonenburg carried out a meta-analysis of results of 32 studies in 8 countries on attachment using?

  • Lorenz - Imprinting
  • Ainsworth's Strange Situation Study
  • The Learning Theory of Attachment
  • Bowlby's Evolutionary Theory of Attachment
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2. 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.

3. Bowlby's theory is loosely based on...?

  • Lorenz and his "imprinting"
  • Maccoby and his four characteristics of attachments
  • Ainsworth and her "Strange Situation Study"
  • The Genie Case Study

4. Bowlby claims that attachments are?

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

5. Bowlby states that attachments provide infants with....?

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

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