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Unformatted text preview: Attachment Click here Overview What is attachment? Individual differences in attachment and their consequences Attachment as a learned response to food reward Early psychoanalytic and behaviorist theories emphasized the role of feeding in the development of attachments to parents Freud and Oral stage Reminder: food rewards Attachment as a basic biological need Evolutionary perspective (e.g. Bowlby) Forming attachment relationships to caregivers is one of the primary needs of development Both human infants and their caregivers have evolved in ways that predispose them to form close attachments to one another. In non humans: imprinting + In humans Testing the theories Harlow and colleagues studied the behavior of monkeys that had been reared in isolation from birth Young monkeys were provided with 2 surrogate mothers: one made of wire mesh one covered with cloth The monkeys were fed by a bottle mounted on one of the mothers Monkeys spent significantly more time with the cloth mother (15...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2009 for the course PSYCH 105 taught by Professor Schwartz during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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