CHAPTER 6 - 02:54 CHAPTER6 HarlowsMonkeyStudy:

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02:54 CHAPTER 6 Harlow’s Monkey Study: Baby monkeys placed in cage with wire mom and cloth mom Monkeys spent most of their time clinging to cloth mom Monkeys went to wire mom only to be fed o Survival mechanism; prefer cloth mom because of warmth and security John Bowlby: Attachment Theory: infants are biologically predisposed to form  emotional bonds with caregivers, and that the characteristics of those bonds  shape later social and personality development The ability to make strong emotional bonds is innate  These bonds have survival value  Bonds are maintained by instructive behaviors Attachment : an emotional bond in which a person feels a sense of security in  their relationships Establish different internal models of their relationships with parents and key  adults. o This model include such elements as the child’s confidence (or lack of it)  that the attachment figure will be available or reliable, the child’s 
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course EDHD 320 taught by Professor Parkinson during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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CHAPTER 6 - 02:54 CHAPTER6 HarlowsMonkeyStudy:

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