Attachment to Primary And Professional Caregiver
Miller, Danielle N.
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Toddler attachment to their primary and professional caregiver was studied. One hundred toddlers were recruited from 25 Child Development center in five major cities. The experimenters ran the Strange Situation with the toddler and his or her primary caregiver and then ran the Strange Situation with the toddler and their professional caregiver. The current experiment examines the attachment of toddlers with their primary and professional caregivers using the Stranger Situation. The experimenter looks at the difference in toddler reaction during the stages. The current experiment examines the difference between the attachment relationships with primary caregivers versus professional caregivers as a toddler develops.