By Alan M Slater, Paul C Quinn

This e-book revisits vintage reviews in Developmental Psychology that allows you to exhibiting not just how they formed the sector, but additionally how the sector has itself moved on via engagement with the problems those reviews bring up. It engages severely with the experiences as a way to demonstrate new methods of considering either approximately them and concerning the rules they discover. In influence, it indicates how Developmental Psychology could be - and has been - taken ahead in interesting methods via a cautious re-assessment of the middle stories that lie at its center.

 

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Offspring of low LG mothers matched to high LG foster mothers showed high LG maternal behaviors. , 2005; Curley, Champagne, & Bateson, 2008). Variations in maternal caregiving are also subject to changes in the physical environment, such as material and food supply. In a series of studies of bonnet macaque infants and their mothers, Rosenblum and his colleagues developed a paradigm that exposed mothers to resource-rich environments that created Low Foraging Demand (LFD), or impoverished environments that created High Foraging Demand (HFD) in which the mother had to spend several hours each day to obtain adequate nutrition for herself and her offspring (Andrews & Rosenblum, 1991).

A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE CHAPTERS In Chapter 1, Roger Kobak describes the series of studies that Harlow carried out in the 1950s and 1960s on the development of affection in infant monkeys and the effects of social deprivation (Harlow & Harlow, 1962). In the most extreme social deprivation, infant monkeys were reared alone and with two surrogates: a wire surrogate that provided food and a cloth surrogate that provided contact comfort but no food. Harlow found that the monkeys developed clear attachments to the cloth surrogate, and sought contact with it when they were afraid.

It is customary in a book’s introduction to provide a summary of the chapters that follow, and these summaries are given next. A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE CHAPTERS In Chapter 1, Roger Kobak describes the series of studies that Harlow carried out in the 1950s and 1960s on the development of affection in infant monkeys and the effects of social deprivation (Harlow & Harlow, 1962). In the most extreme social deprivation, infant monkeys were reared alone and with two surrogates: a wire surrogate that provided food and a cloth surrogate that provided contact comfort but no food.

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