BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS

BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS - AND SMILING SWEET TASTES S> R(MOTHER...

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* * * * BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS * * * * 1.) ATTACHMENT AS AN ADAPTATION ADAPTATION = A BEHAVIOR OR MORPHOLOGICAL FEATURE DESIGNED BY NATURAL SELECTION IN ORDER TO PERFORM A PARTICULAR FUNCTION FUNCTION OF ATTACHMENT IS TO PROVIDE PROTECTION FOR HELPLESS INFANTS. ATTACHMENT IS AN ADAPTATION DESIGNED BY NATURAL SELECTION TO KEEP THE BABY CLOSE TO THE MOTHER AS A SOURCE OF PROTECTION; IT IS A PROXIMITY MAINTAINING SYSTEM 2.) ETHOLOGICAL IDEA OF 'NATURAL CLUE' = AN INNATE CONNECTION BETWEEN A STIMULUS AND AN AFFECTIVE (EVALUATIVE) RESPONSE STIMULUS --> AFFECTIVE, EVALUATIVE RESPONSE S -->R+ (CONTACT COMFORT, AFFECTIONATE TOUCHING, MUTUAL GAZING
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Unformatted text preview: AND SMILING) SWEET TASTES S --> R - (MOTHER ABSENT; STRANGER PRESENT), BITTER TASTES THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE STIMULUS AND THE AFFECTIVE RESPONSE IS INNATE, UNLEARNED; BABIES COME INTO THE WORLD WITH LIKES AND DISLIKES 3.) MOTHER AND BABY ARE BIOLOGICALLY PROGRAMMED FOR SOCIAL INTERACTION a.) BABIES' BEHAVIORS FOR MAINTAINING CONTACT: CRYING, LOCOMOTION, "MOLDING TO MOTHER'S BODY"; b.) FOR FACILITATING INTERACTION: APPEARANCE OF BABY, SMILING, VOCALIZING, MAKING EYE CONTACT SOCIAL INTERACTION IS INNATELY PLEASURABLE FOR MOTHER AND BABY (INVOLVES NATURAL CLUES)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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