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Psychology - cross cultural variations

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Introduction

Friday, 01 October 2004 Psychology - cross cultural variations Cross cultural variations: the ways that different groups of people vary in terms of their social practices and the effects these practices have on development and behaviour. Description: Van Ijzendoorn & kroogenberg (1988) ...read more.

Middle

Findings: They found that Great Britain had the highest percentage of securely attached people (75%), Israel has the highest percentage of resistant attached people (..) and West Germany had the highest percentage of avoidant attached people(..) Conclusions: They found that secure attachment is the 'norm' - it is the most common form of attachment. ...read more.

Conclusion

This would have been an unfair collection of data. However, the validity of these conclusions can be questioned as infants in Japan rarely leave their mother so when put in the strange situation, they would appear to be more distressed as it is an unusual situation for them; making them appear more insecurely attached. ...read more.

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