Chapter Four Two Outline

Chapter Four Two Outline - III. DEVELOPING SOCIALLY AND...

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III. DEVELOPING SOCIALLY AND PERSONALLY A. Forming Bonds With Others: attachments are strong emotional ties to one or more intimate companions. B. The Origins of Attachment 1. Contact comfort: the most important factor in developing attachments. In Harry Harlow's study he found that monkeys perform a cloth, surrogate mother over a wired mother that provides nourishment. This had been applied to human infants. 2. Temperament: the general level of an infant's emotional reactivity. Researchers have found ten percent of infants have a difficult temperament, 40% have an easy temperament, and 50 % have a mixed temperament. C. Types of Attachment: researchers developed the strange situation test to measure attachment. A woman leaves her child alone in a strange room then returns after a few moments. 1. Secure attachment: the child plays happily until the mother leaves, fusses when she is gone, and calms down rapidly when she returns. 2. Resistant attachment: the child's reaction to stress is ambiguous, which may show a lack of trust in the parent. 3.
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