PSY/205 » Assignment WEEK 2 Attachment Paper

In this assignment, you will explore attachment in depth and discuss variants in attachment based on parenting style, gender, and culture.

Watch segments 1-4 of “Classic Studies in Psychology,” located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.  This must be one of your cited resources for your paper. 

Write a 700-word paper that addresses the following:

  • Define attachment.
  • What behaviors in children are      associated with being securely attached?
  • What behaviors in children are      associated with being insecurely attached: avoidant, disorganized, and      resistant?
  • What are the short- and      long-term effects of secure attachment?
  • How can a caregiver foster      secure attachment?
  • What are some cultural      differences in how parents foster attachment in their children?

Cite at least 1 other source.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

  • Acorn Media UK, (1994). You      and Me: Childhood Identity and Social Development (24:42) [Video file]. Films on      Demand.
  • Davidson Films Inc., (1996).      Growing Minds: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood (24:19) [Video      file]. Films on Demand.
  • Online Classroom Ltd.,      (2007). Classic Studies in Psychology (38:04) [Video file]. Films on      Demand.
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