att.2010.outline - Key Contributors to the Study of...

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"I tell people never to miss an opportunity to hold a baby" Ainsworth’s Research Infant’s use of caregiver as secure base If infant feels that caregiver provides security, infant feels free to explore, etc, and returns to caregiver in presence of threat Effects of separation Studied in Uganda: Variations in attachment behaviors Key Contributors to the Study of Attachment : Bowlby Attachment Theory Explained how and why of relationship Mary Ainsworth Attachment Assessment Demonstrated that emotional relationship can be measured
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Assessing the Secure Base in the U.S. Naturalistic Observations: US Infants not upset by separation The Strange Situation : 8 episodes with 3 basic characteristics: New setting Stranger Separation from caregiver Attachment Behaviors that can be observed: Use of parent as secure base Explore and return Reunion behavior w/caregiver Ability to be soothed by stranger
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