Bowlby's Ethological Theory Of Attachment

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Bowlby’s Ethological Theory of Attachment, first we have to understand that attachment is a bond between two people, which can give them comfort and pleasure by being connected. During the study they wanted to recognize the emotional tie from the child to the mother/caregiver evolved. Some examples of attachment are when a child who is scared clings to their caregiver, or when an infant smiles as the caregiver walks into the room. Bowlby’s theory is that children are born with a set of built in behaviors that will help to keep the caregiver/parent close for safety and support. He also believes that a child needs that single focus from that one main person for the first two years of their life in order to form the proper attachments. There

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