Strange Situation

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Strange Situation was devised by (year)
Mary Ainsworth 1974
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Name the 8 "episodes"
1. Parent & infant play - 2. infant play/parent secure base - 3. Stranger enters (stranger anxiety - 4. Parent Leaves (seperation anxiety - 5. parent returns (reunion behaviour) - 6. parent leaves (seperation - 7. stranger enter & comfot - 8. reunion
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What 5 aspects of behaviour was the study testing in the infants?
Strager Anxiety.. Reunion behaviour.. stranger anxiety... exploration (novel environment
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what "type" of experiment was this?
Observational - (Strength)
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what securely attached behaviour would an infant show?
1. willing to explore - 2. moderate stranger anxiety - 3. easy to soothe during seperation - 4. happy at reunion
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name a strength
1. observations - high reliability 2. easy to replicate 3. can be used to improve peoples lives 4. predictive of adult lives (when child grows up) 5. proven reliable through consistency in adulthood
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insecure avoidant behaviour in infants
1. willing to explore 2. low stranger anxiety 3. indifferent to seperation 4. avoids caregiver at reunion
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name a weakness
1. Ainsworth missed a 4th attachment type (Type D, disorganised attachment) 2. can not be applied across cultures
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name the three types of attachment
Secure attachment (type B) Insecure aviodant (Type A) Insecure resistant/ambivilant (Type C)
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who found the 4th attachment type ?
Main and Solomon (1986) & Van Ijzendoorn et al (1999)
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insecure resistant/ambivilant behaviour in infants
1. Unwilling to explore 2. high stranger anxiety 3. high separation anxiety 4. confused/ambivilant behaviour on reunion
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1. Parent & infant play - 2. infant play/parent secure base - 3. Stranger enters (stranger anxiety - 4. Parent Leaves (seperation anxiety - 5. parent returns (reunion behaviour) - 6. parent leaves (seperation - 7. stranger enter & comfot - 8. reunion

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Name the 8 "episodes"

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Strager Anxiety.. Reunion behaviour.. stranger anxiety... exploration (novel environment

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Observational - (Strength)

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1. willing to explore - 2. moderate stranger anxiety - 3. easy to soothe during seperation - 4. happy at reunion

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