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    need love and attachments like we need water and air. As we move throughout our lives from babies to adults, attachments have essential roles to play from making sure our biological needs are met to providing us with comfort, trust, and a sense of interconnectedness. Since attachments are such an integral and emotional part of our lives, it makes sense that when we are separated from or lose people we are attached to it can be an excruciating experience. For children losing attachment figures…

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    the purpose of understanding childhood experiences. Attachment theory is also congruence with ethological theory. Both of them have the assumption that innate behavioral tendencies ensure attachment and attachment ensures survival of infants. Empirical status Although attachment theory may be included in a psychodynamic and psychoanalytic framework, unlike psychodynamics or psychoanalytic which are hard to verify by empirical study, attachment theory has strong emphasis on empirical study. Both…

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    classroom for children of ages two to three. The indoor classroom was brightly lit with furniture such as tables, a carpet play area, couches, and different toys meant for different sections of the room. The atmosphere was comfortable and not quiet or loud with children participating in activities at a neutral volume. It was play time right before lunch time and the children were participating in different activities throughout the room either alone or with other children. Some children were…

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    theories involved in developmental psychology are Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and John Bowlby’s Attachment Theory. Each theory has its own important ideas about how people develop throughout their life. Maslow focuses on a type of development that happens in seven categories, one being reached after the requirements of the previous one have been met. While Bowlby’s theory involves having a Primary Attachment Figure that is there to help a person, most often a child, through their many parts of…

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    researched how to do with attachment which is like imprinting. Bowlby research was seeing how children would react when children were separated from their mothers. Most children immediately reacted very scared without their mothers and would start to cry and call for her. Bowlby theory of attachment helps us understand how children attach to their parents and how they reach an age where they feel comfortable on their own. This research can help us understand how children without parents impact…

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    into early adulthood on the effect of parents on their offspring’s romantic relationships. Studies of attachment styles, conflict resolution, and divorce of parents, have shown parental effects on adult romantic relationships. So, although we may be adults we are still influenced by our parents due to what we learned from them through social learning, learning how to work through conflict, attachment style, and the transmission of our parent’s relationship success or divorce our parents continue…

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    developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst, best known for his theory on psychosocial development of human beings. John Bowlby a psychologist, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst are known for his interest in child development and for his pioneering work in attachment theory. Both aspired to understand the importance of human development and the importance of many factors that play in an individual’s life to ensure the human well-being from a social perspective. Bowlby and Erikson believed that…

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    development, we are specifically studying how children develop attachments and how they communicate and interact, within and around these attachments. Attachment can be…

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    world. Attachment theory, developed jointly by Bowlby and Ainsworth, describes the multiple ways an infant can emotionally attach to their primary caregiver (Bretherton 1992). Bowlby explained that innate behaviors of infants, such as clinging, sucking and following, promote the formation of secure attachment between the infant and mother when the mother responds to these cues appropriately (Bretherton 1992). Building on Bowlby’s work, Ainsworth contributed to the understanding of attachment by…

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    Attachment Theory Attachment theory is a concept developed by John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth. Both Bowlby and Ainsworth were inspired by Sigmund Freud and other psychoanalytic. According to Bowlby, a child’s relationship with his or her mother can be described “through separation, deprivation, and bereavement” (Bretherton, 1992, p. 759). Some medically-fragile children develop attachment issues with their parents or caregivers in a family-based care or institutional care. HIV-positive children…

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