Attachment and Bonding in Infancy and Childhood

Type of psychology: Developmental psychology

Fields of study: Infancy and childhood; interpersonal relations

Bonding and attachment are two theoretical constructs that psychologists have used to describe and explain the intense emotional tie that develops between a caregiver and child. Research has helped psychologists to explain the development of several common social behaviors in infancy and to use individual differences in infant behavior to predict aspects of later development.

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