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Unformatted text preview: alleviate distress or will any person do? 8. BM: baby, mother (reunion!) Results: Three Attachment Patterns Pattern Strange Situation Behavior Percent B Caregiver leaves: baby upset, cries, seeks proximity 67% (Secure) Caregiver returns: baby soothed, stops crying C Caregiver leaves: baby upset, cries, seeks proximity (Ambivalent) Returns: baby resists comfort, not soothed, may act angry 12% A Caregiver leaves: baby shows no emotion; may engage in (Avoidant) self-soothing Caregiver returns: baby actively avoids contact 21% “Strange Situation” Coding • Only code the babies, not the mother’s b/c they know they’re filmed • Only the reunion episodes (5 and 8) • On four dimensions: o Proximity seeking (depends on baby being stressed) o Contact maintenance (do they hold on long enough to be comforted?) o Resistance (do they do anything that interferes with being comforted?) o Avoidance...
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- Spring '07
- 12%, 67%, 12-month, 21%, Attachment Patte