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harry harlow & contact comfort

Developmental psychologists in the 1940s - 1950s believed that infants became attached to those who provided them with nourishment - a widely-held theory that ignored the role of physical contact. 

Harry Harlow took gave orphaned baby monkeys two artificial ‘mothers’ - one was wire and provided milk, the other was covered in soft cloth but provided no milk. 

  • when faced with a frightening stimuli, the monkeys clung to the cloth mother even though the wire mother was the one offering nourishment. 

Harlow concluded that the stimulation/reassurance from the physical touch of a parent plays a key role in developing healthy physical growth and normal socialisation. 

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