Recitation Assignment 7

Recitation Assignment 7 - Anxious-ambivalent attachment....

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Gloria Li November 4, 2007 Intro to Psychology Recitation Assignment 7 Infant attachment research suggests there are two ways in which children may deviate from a secure attachment with their mothers. What are the two ways? How do you think each style may relate to the characteristics of the child or of the parenting style? Your answer should be no longer than 3-4 sentences. The two ways in which children may deviate from a secure attachment with their mothers are “Avoidant attachment” and
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Unformatted text preview: Anxious-ambivalent attachment. Avoidant attachment applies to approximately 20-25% of children and is the situation where the infant ignores the attachment figure when they return. Anxious-ambivalent attachment occurs when the child shows both elicit and reject when the attachment figure returns. Both the caregivers personality and characteristics of the child play a big part in each attachment style as it shapes what type of relationship the two are in....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSYCH V89.0001 taught by Professor Amodio during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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