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PSYC2004lec8spr08post - I. Social Development A. Attachment...

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I. Social Development A. Attachment – what it is, 4 types B. Sources of Support During Development I. Adolescence: A Terrible, Difficult Time? A. Common Problems Listed, Discussed B. Modern View of Adolescence I. Visual Perception ( Sensation Discussed Next Time ) A. Sens. and Perc. Defined B. Perception and Gestalt Principles NOTE: not responsible for readings on adult development and aging
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SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attachment : Characterized by 3 features: Discussed in class
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John Bowlby said attachment behavior functions to keep immature individuals close to their parents . Both psychoanalysts and behaviorists thought attachment had to do with feeding [satisfying oral needs; mother is a reinforcer because she provides food]. Harlow and others have learned that the main element in a parent-infant attachment relationship is contact comfort .
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4 Categories of Attachment : Ainsworth (1970) measured a child’s response to mother after brief separation (“Strange Situation”) Secure (60%)—explore while she’s gone, but approach her upon return Insecure-Avoidant (20%)—not distressed while gone; resist proximity upon return Insecure-Ambivalent or Resistant (15%)—upset while gone; both clingy and angry upon return Disoriented/disorganized (5%)—no clear patterns – confused -- often occurs occurs in maltreated children
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course PSYC 2004 taught by Professor Dmharris during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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