The influence of attachment

what is the Internal working model
An operable (it can be used to predict future behaviour) model of self and attachment partner based on joint attachment history
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in which news periodicla did Hazan and Shaver (1987) publish the Love Quiz
The rocky mountain news
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what doid the quiz ask about?
Attachment experiences, history and to identify attachment types. i also asked about attitudes towards love and the Internal Working model
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How many responses did Hazam and Shaver get?
620 - 205 from men - 415 from women
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what did the study find about attachment type?
56% secure - 25% avoidant - 19% resistant + a correlation between attachment type and love experiences with securely attached infants being accepting, trusting and happy in love. + longher lasting love secure = + 10 avoideant = + 6 reseitant = 5
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how does childhood friendships influence the IWM?
the more securely attached the higher social comptencce later in childhood = less isolated = more popular = more empathetic
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how does poor parenting influence the IWM?
Harlow and Quinton et al
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how does the IWM influence mental health?
if an infant fails to form an attachmnet within the critical period they will not have an internal working model = children with no PAF find it hard to relate to other people as early as the age of 5 = attachment disorder
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E1: what is the issue with the Hazan and Shavers reaserch being corilational?
because it is not experimental int cannot claim any causality, it might be that the IWM does not have an effect on later love life, it might instead be Kagans idea of the infants temperament - making it the intervening variable
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E2: although retrospective classification not always being accurate, what evidence is there to support Hazan and Shaver?
Simpson et al (2007)found that securely attached children were higher in social competence,more attached to theri friends at the age of 16 and more intimate with their romantic partners
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E3: why might this reaserch be criisised for being overly determanist?
it dooms an attachment type developed at 1 year of age to determine what a person is like as an adult, however there is plenty of evidence that counters this Simpson et al (2007) concluded that there is no absolute corilation between thoes classed a
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