Learning theory

Learning theory - o Learning theory Infants become attached...

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o Learning theory Infants become attached to their mothers because their mothers provide food (primary reinforcement) and she becomes a secondary reinforce Challenges to learning theory Harry Harlow Monkeys raised without their mothers or other monkeys were maladjusted socially throughout their lives. Raised on wire monkeys or cloth monkeys. They only went to the wire monkey when they were hungry, and went to the cloth monkey when scared o Ethological theory John Bowlby Attachment derives from the biological preparation of both infant and parents to respond to each others behaviors in such a way that parents provide the infant with care and protection Internal working model of attachment o The mental representation of self, of attachment figures, and or relationships in general o Mary Ainsworth and the Strange Situation Identified three types of attachment Securely attached o 62% of infants Use the mother as a secure base, but leave her side to explore the room
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