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Attachment Psychology by Mind Map: Attachment
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Attachment Psychology

Explantions Of Attachment

Learning theory

Conditiong, Classical, Operant

Research, Harlow, Toweling Monkey, Food Monkey, Findings, Monkey- Toweling monkey


Evolutionary Theory (Bowlby)

Innate Programming

Critical Period

Continuity Hypothesis


Types Of Attachment

Strange Situation

Experiment, Findings, Securely Attached, 66%, Explored room, Subdued when mother left room, Greeted her when she returned, Avdoidant-Insecure, 22%, New node, Not concerned Mother left room, Showed little interest in return, Resistant Insecure, 12%, New node, Showed Intense stress when mother left, Rejected her when she returned, Procedures, Measurments Taken, Seperation anxiety, Infants willingness to explore, Stranger anxiety, Reunion behaviour, Mother+Child Introduced to room, Mother and child left alone child investigates toys, Stranger Enters talks to mother gradually approaches infant with toy, Mother leaves child alone stranger, Mother returns greets+comforts child, Child left alone again, Stranger returns tries to engage with child, Mother returns greets and picks up child stranger leaves

Evaluation, Van Ijzendoorn, Multiple Caregiver Paradox, Different Relationships with different caregivers

Cross Cultural Variations

Takashi, Findings, 68% Securely Attached, 32% Resistant Insecure, 0% Avoidant Insecure, Conclusions, Japanese infants spend less time seperated, lack of Aviodant Behaviour, Considered impolite in jap culture

Disruption Of Attachment

Bowlby's maternal deprivation Hypothesis


44 Theives (Bowlby) Deprivation, 88 Children, 44 theives, 16 psychopaths, other 44 emotionally maladjusted, Children and families interveiwed, Findings, 86% psychopaths expereinced seperation from mothers, Conclusion, Link between Seperation emotional maladjustment


Privation and the effects of Institutionalization

New node