Mary Ainsworth Attachment Theory

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This article was a research conducted by people to study the concept of resilience in people especially children who tried to adapt in spite of stress, tragedy or trauma. Resilience is the process by which people adapt well in tragedy, trauma, threats, health problems, stress and other things. Reading the article, there were some topics in psychology that could be linked to the concept of resilience. The types of attachment theory by Mary Ainsworth, our perception, and also the contexts of development.
First of all, attachment is the process whereby children develop a bond between their caregivers or mothers. The types of attachment developed by Mary Ainsworth are secure, insecure-avoidant, disorganized, and insecure resistant. Those who were secured were able to connect well with others and feel confident even in unfamiliar circumstances. Also those who are insecure-avoidant and insecure resistant become less effective in dealing with such situations. Insecure-avoidant children avoid been dependent on others. Insecure-resistant people long for close relationship but sometimes it is hard for them to trust or depend on people. This shows that how we attach to our caregivers as children plays an important role in our resilience as we grow older. Resilience helps to deal with life challenges when faced with it.
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Perception is the process of organizing and interpreting sensory information about objects, events, and the world around us. The 9 year old boy even though he cared he did not want people to have the perception that he was not well and so he would put on a smile. Kids who raised red flags were perceived to be stressed or troubled but were still making it in school. Even though they were perceived to be different, their perception or aim was to be like other people and also excel. That is why they were able to succeed in spite of

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