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Belsky's theory of reproductive strategies VARIATION IN REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGIES LOW INVESTMENT HIGH INVESTMENT Stressful environment, Unstressful environment, lots of resources, few resources, precarious economically secure a. FAMILY CONTEXT MARITAL DISCORD SPOUSAL HARMONY SINGLE PARENTING PATERNAL COMMITMENT NEGLECTFUL PARENTING SIBLING REARING b. CHILDREARING IN INFANCY/EARLY CHILDHOOD HARSH, REJECTING, WARM, RESPONSIVE INSENSITIVE UNSTIMULATING STIMULATING NO PARENT-CHILD PLAY PARENT-CHILD PLAY c. PSYCHOLOGICAL/BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT INSECURE ATTACHMENT SECURE ATTACHMENT MISTRUSTFUL INTERNAL Trustful Internal Working Model WORKING MODEL OPPORTUNISTIC RECIPROCALLY REWARDING INTERPERSONAL STYLE INTERPERSONAL STYLE d. SOMATIC DEVELOPMENT EARLY LATER MATURATION/PUBERTY MATURATION/PUBERTY e. REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGY EARLIER SEXUAL ACTIVITY LATER SEXUAL ACTIVITY UNSTABLE PAIR BONDS STABLE PAIR BONDS LOW INVESTMENT HIGH INVESTMENT PARENTING PARENTING f. INTELLIGENCE LOWER HIGHER BELSKY, J., L. STEINBERG, & P. DRAPER (1991) CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCE,
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