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Week 6 Notes

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Week 6 Notes PSYC 10400

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Infant/childhood attachment
Introduction to Developmental Psychology
Cyndy L. Scheibe
Class Notes
developmental psychology, Psychology, psych, development, developmental, intro, Introduction, introduction to developmental psychology
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Date Created: 03/22/16
Week  6  Developmental  Psychology  Notes     Emotional  expressions  give  infants  the  ability  to  communicate  with  their  caretakers  and  begin   this  emotional  bond  with  them     Self-­‐conscious  emotions:  Emotions  evoked  by  the  emotional  reactions  of  others   Social  Smile:  smile  that  occurs  to  an  external  stimulus,  typically  a  face  in  the  case  of  a  young   infant.  Occurs  as  early  as  2  months  of  age   Reflexive  Smile:  smile  that  doesn’t  occur  in  response  to  external  stimuli.  It  appears  during  the   first  month  after  birth  usually  during  sleep   Stranger  Anxiety:  An  infant’s  fear  and  wariness  of  strangers  that  typically  appears  in  the  second   half  of  the  first  year  of  life   Social  Referencing:  “reading”  emotional  cues  in  others  to  help  determine  how  to  act  in  a   particular  situation   Temperament:  an  individual’s  behavioral  style  and  characteristics  way  of  responding   emotionally     1.   Easy  Child:  positive,  quick  to  adapt   2.   Difficult:  negative,  cries  a  lot,  slow  to  adapt,  irregular  daily  routines   3.   Slow  to  warm  up:  low  activity  level,  somewhat  negative,  and  displays  low   intensity  of  mood   Goodness  of  fit:  match  between  a  child’s  temperament  and  the  environmental  demands  with   which  the  child  must  cope.   Mirror  Test:  strategy  to  test  infant’s  visual  self-­‐recognition.  Mother  puts  something  on  infant’s   nose  and  sees  how  it  responds  to  it.  See  if  they  try  to  take  it  off  because  it  prevents  them  from   seeing  their  full  self  in  the  mirror.   Attachment:  Think  of  Harry  Harlow  and  the  monkey  experiment   Ainsworth’s  Strange  Situation:  Observational  measure  of  infant  attachment  that  requires  the   infant  to  move  through  a  series  of  introductions,  separations,  and  reunions  with  the  caregiver   and  an  adult  strange  in  a  prescribed  order.   1.   Securely  attached  babies   2.   Insecure  avoidant  babies   3.   Insecure  resistant  babies   4.   Insecure  disorganized  babies     Attachment:   Ethological  theory  (survival  or  species)   Secure  vs  insecure  attachment   Factors:   -­‐mother’s  availability,  responsiveness  “contact  comfort”   -­‐  infant’s  responsiveness,  cuteness   -­‐  stability  and  consistency  in  the  relationship   (Harlow  Monkey  Experiment)     Ainsworth’s  Strange  Situation   •   Play/exploration  when  mother  present   •   Response  when  mother  returns  after  absence   •   Mother’s  comforting  is  effective     Self-­‐concept  (awareness)   Awareness  of  oneself  as  a  separate  entity  from  environment   *evidence:  Mirror  Test   likes/dislikes   language  (me,  mine  and  no)   in  humans  develop  18-­‐24  months     Freud   *oral  stage  (10-­‐18  months)  mouth  erogenous  zone   *anal  stage  (18-­‐3  years)     Erikson   *trust  vs.  mistrust  (0-­‐12  months)   *  autonomy  vs  shame  &  doubt  (12  months-­‐  3  years)     Long  term  outcomes  of  secure  attachment   -­‐   Confidence  in  problem-­‐  solving  and  exploration   -­‐   Better  social  skills/  peer  relationships   -­‐   High  self  esteem   -­‐   Better  performance  in  schools   ^^  correlational     scaffolding   Vygotsky’s  theory   adult  (caregiver)  provides  support/structure  for  child  to  develop  and  learn,  just  enough  help  to   guide  –  but  not  too  much  or  doing  it  for  them    


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