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AQA A-Level Psychology: Year 1 ATTACHMENT

AQA A-Level Psychology: Year 1 and AS



The PowerPoint displays cover (DOWNLOADED AS ZIP FILES):

  • Caregiver-infant interactions in humans: reciprocity and interactional synchrony. Stages of attachment identified by Schaffer. Multiple attachments and the role of the father.
  • Animal studies of attachment: Lorenz and Harlow.
  • Explanations of attachment: Learning Theory and Bowlbys Monotrophic Theory. The concepts of a critical period and an internal working model.
  • Ainsworth’s ‘Strange Situation’. Types of attachment: secure, insecure-avoidant and insecure resistant.
  • Cultural variations in attachment, including van Ijzendoorn.
  • Bowlby’s theory of maternal deprivation.
  • Romanian orphan studies: effects of institutionalisation.
  • The influence of early attachment on childhood and adult relationships, including the role of an internal working model.

Extensive PowerPoint© display (130+ slides)


1 x pdf Teaching Resources Pack, Photocopy Friendly (48 pages)


All you need to present this module ‘just pick-up and go’

The author, Andy McCarthy is a Chartered Psychologist, experienced teacher, lecturer and publisher in the UK.

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Last Update: 18th February 2022
Released: 16th March 2021