The Mother And The Baby Enter The Room

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SECURE Scenario 3: The mother and the baby enter the room. The baby slowly moves away from the mother checking back periodically for reassurance. When the mother leaves the room, the baby gets very upset. When the mother returns the baby is able to be comforted by the mother.

The experience of attachment is one of pleasure and comfort, crucial in the healthy development of forming relationships for infants and children. The concept of attachment is a positive emotional bond between a child and an individual of particular importance to the child. According to the earliest of scientific developments, children who form social bonds with their direct caregivers ultimately lead a more well-balanced and fulfilling life. Forming the appropriate
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This type of insecure avoidance has led the infant to believe that communication of their needs has no influence in association with an unresponsive primary caregiver.

Scenario two:
In scenario two the infant is displaying the classification of ambivalent attachment pattern. An infant displaying ambivalent attachment can be compared to a pattern of resistance. The infant is often anxious and distressed when separated from their caregiver, yet becomes further distressed even while seeking comfort. It is in this scenario that the infant fails to develop any feelings of security, making it difficult for them to move away from their mother in order to explore their surroundings. This behavior is often the result of an inconsistent level of responsiveness from their primary care giver.

Scenario three:
In the third and final scenario, the infant is displaying secure attachment patterns. Comfortable in exploring independently, the infant views the mother as a type of home base and confident in that their attachment figure will be available to meet their needs. The infant will often return to their mother seeking reassurance but may or may not appear upset upon her leaving. However, most securely attached infants are easily soothed by their attachment figure when upset, and immediately go to them upon their return.
In the sensitive stage of development an infant’s mind tries to maintain a connection with
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