Notes 9-26-07 - Three basic Temperaments 1 Easy child—40...

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Notes 9-26-07 Bowlby Attachment is seeking proximity with a care taker leads to strong affectionate ties Assumptions humans have an instinct for and are created to need contact with other humans Attachment behavior stems from this need and promotes survival Attachment is a behavior that helps us to be curious and explore by providing us with a source base Attachment behavior is a goal directed - the goal is to maintain proximity to care taker Internal principles- Infant attachment defines social relationships -affects model of self and others - affect later social relationships Activators- triggers attachment behaviors -frightening noises -anything scary Terminator- end attachment behavior Biologically based mostly due to nature sometimes nurture
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Unformatted text preview: Three basic Temperaments 1. Easy child—40% 2. Difficult child—10% 3. slow to warm up or shy—15% last 35% is that they are not easy nor difficult they are in between Birth – 2 months--Undiscriminating social responsiveness Do not show clear preference for any person 2/3 months to 4/6 months--Discriminating social responsiveness friendly towards strangers but prefer familiar 6/7 months – 2/3 years--Active proximity formation of 1 st attachment with mom (usually not always) age 3 and up- Goal conscious proximity give and take phase of attachment Attachment style 1. busy, frustrating, exhausting, caring, 2. frustrating, exhausting, bad, distrusting, 3. exciting, loving, caring, deep, safe...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 315 taught by Professor Dodson during the Fall '07 term at University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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Notes 9-26-07 - Three basic Temperaments 1 Easy child—40...

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