Psychology - attachment quick quiz 2

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

  • Maccoby and his four characteristics of attachments
  • Lorenz and his "imprinting"
  • The Genie Case Study
  • Ainsworth and her "Strange Situation Study"
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2. Ainsworth conducted a study in Uganda which showed attachment in different cultures is?

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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.
  • Conditioning, the infant associates the caregiver with food and comfort.
  • Selection pressure, parents chose the strongest of their infants to focus on.


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