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Chapter 10 - Patel 1 Chapter 10 Attachment the strong affectionate tie that humans have with special people in their lives which leads them to feel

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Patel 1 Chapter 10 Attachment- the strong, affectionate tie that humans have with special people in their lives, which leads them to feel pleasure when interacting with those people and to be comforted by their nearness in times of stress Attachment Q-Sort- a method for assessing the quality of attachment between ages 1 and 4 years through home observations of a variety of attachment-related behaviors Avoidant Attachment- the attachment pattern characterizing infants who seem unresponsive to the parent when she is present, are usually not distressed when she leaves, and avoid the parent when she returns. Distinguished from secure, resistant, and disorganized/disoriented attachment Basic Emotions- emotions such as happiness, interest, surprise, fear, anger, sadness, and disgust that are universal in humans and other primates, have a long evolutionary history of promoting survival, and can be directly inferred from facial expressions Developmentally Appropriate Practice- research-based standards decised by the National Association for the Education of Young Children that specify program characteristics that meet the developmental and individual needs of young children of varying ages. Difficult Child- a child whose temperament is characterized by irregular daily routines, slow acceptance of new experiences, and a tendency to react negatively and intensely. Distinguished from easy child and slow-to-warm-up-child Disorganized/Disoriented Attachment- the attachment pattern reflecting the greatest insecurity, characterizing infants who show confused, contradictory behaviors when reunited with the parent after a separation. Distinguished from secure, avoidant, and resistant attachment Easy Child- a child whose temperament is characterized by establishment of regular
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course PSYCH 130 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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Chapter 10 - Patel 1 Chapter 10 Attachment the strong affectionate tie that humans have with special people in their lives which leads them to feel

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