9/23/20091Attachment1Professor Mikels09.23.2009AnnouncementsDiscussion Sections on FridayReaction responses due Thursday2Reaction responses due Thursday (09/24) by 5PMMikulincer & Shaver (2005). Attachment Security, Compassion, & Altruism. Mikulincer et al. (2001). Attachment Theory and Reactions to Others’ Needs. Strong affectionate relationship between two peopleDesire to maintain proximityAttachmentJohn Bowlby (1907-1990)3Emotional bondsSensitive period (not immediate)E.g., adoptive parents
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9/23/20092Interactional SynchronyHarmonious interactions - adjust behavior to partner’s actions & emotions4Non-synchrony & early expectations“Still face” procedure2-6 monthsContact ComfortHarry Harlow & Robert Zimmerman (1959)Feeding versus tactile stimulationMonkeys reared by two surrogate mothers5Manipulations:Mother type: cloth versus wireFeeding mother: cloth or wireMeasure: time spent with mother“Frankly doctor… is this really love?”Harry Harlow & Robert Zimmerman (1959)Contact comfort605101520Wire MotherCloth MotherDaily Contact HoursCloth-fed MonkeysWire-fed Monkeys