Psychology-child development

Psychology-child development - Psychology Thoughts about...

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Psychology Thoughts about infancy and childhood 1. What is development? a. Change… i. Physical ii. Cognitive iii. Social 1. All of these areas of change are interconnected a. Baby’s develop faster when they are mobile. Makes their special memory better. b. Attachment i. Attachment theory: early attachments predict our later relationships 1. The extents that you have a quality relationship with the guardian who raised you will predict your ability to have successful relationships later in life. c. Imprinting i. Konrad Lorenz ii. “Imprinting” in geese iii. They follow first moving object they see iv. Why do attachments form? 1. Humans have a much longer term of attachment d. Human attachment i. Not present at birth ii. Newborns show little preference for particular people iii. By 6-8 months, prefer familiar adults iv. Separation anxiety 1. Peaks at 14-18 months
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e. Measuring attachment in humans i. Mary Ainsworth 1. Lots of studies including the strange situation test a. Studies attachment behavior
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Suveg during the Fall '09 term at UGA.

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