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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 102
Professor
Tanya Salamander
Semester
Fall

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Psychology 102 September 26, 2013  Early Social Development • Attachment and Bonding o Attachment = a strong innate emotional connection persisting over time and  circumstances  Familiarity – Lorenz’ Studies on Imprinting  Comfort – Harlow’s Studies on Love  Responsiveness – Bowlby & Ainsworth’s Attachment Styles Konrad Lorenz (1903­1989) • Ethology – the study of animal behaviour  o Won the Nobel prize in 1973  • Imprinting o Newly hatched goslings & ducks follow the first moving object they encounter o Critical period  ▯within the first day o Caregiver “image” is “stamped” irreversibly on the nervous system o In humans, imprinting does not occur but familiarity still plays an important role  At birth, infants prefer mom’s voice • The Role of Comfort? o John Watson founding father of behaviourism  • A Theory of Mother Love o Harry Harlow (1905­1981) o What is the nature of love? Food or comfort?  Surrogate Mother Experiments • (“Wire­mother” vs. “terrycloth­mother”)  Monkeys prefer contact with cloth mother, even though wire mother  provides food   The importance of affection and emotional nurturance in mother­child  relationships  o This works in adults too…   Coan’s hand­holding research  • Show less activation in fear regions of the brain when they are  holding a S.O.’s hand  Attachment Theory • Infant Attachment o Bowlby (1969)  Attachment behavioural system • Regul
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