Chaper 10 - Lifespan and Development II

Chaper 10 - Lifespan and Development II - Lifespan and...

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Lifespan and Development II Chapter 10 Lecture Overview I. Social, Moral, and Personality Development II. How Sex, Gender, and Culture Affect Development III. Developmental Challenges Throughout Adulthood Social, Moral, and Personality Development - Social Development - Attachment: strong affectional bond with special others that endures over time - Found in both people and animals - Lorenz’s imprinting studies suggest biological argument for attachment Geese form an attachment to the first thing they see Suggests that imprinting is automatic and hardwired - Harlow’s work with monkeys – feeding or contact comfort? Heated cloth mom = contact comfort vs. wire mom = food Wire mother to feed, then immediately back to the cloth mother Three Levels of Attachment: - Ainsworth’s strange situation – procedure identified by three types of attachment in children 1. Securely Attached – child stays close to mother, shows moderate distress when separated, and is happy when mother returns 2. Avoidant
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