Flashcards in Role of the Father Deck (4)
What percentage of infants formed a primary caregiver attatchment to the father?
What did Grossman propose about the role of the father?
- Quality of the attachment with the mother is more important than the quality of the attatchment with the father.
- Fathers are less important in the long term.
What role did Bowlby propose fathers take?
Role as a playmate. infants are more likely to go to the father for play and the mother for emotional support.