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Unformatted text preview: o Moved to NYC to propose this study: Group 1 infants and toddlers abandoned by parents and assigned to foundling home. Group 2 infants and toddlers assigned to foundling home attached to women’s prison. • Both groups were exactly the same except for the women’s prison, from which women could volunteer to play with children. o After a year, he found that Group 2 infant death rates went down, while Group 1 infant death rates remained high. o Proposed that the attention was the changing factor: is the immune system affected by emotional engagement?-Intergenerational transmission effects o Cross generation impact So if there is an issue of attachment between two generations, how will this affect future generations?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course PSY 2200 taught by Professor Broderick during the Spring '11 term at Villanova.
- Spring '11
- Developmental Psychology