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ERIC Number: EJ018329
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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The Infant Separates Himself from His Mother
Rheingold, Harriet L.; Eckerman, Carol O.
Science, 168, 3927, 78-83, 70 Apr
Presents the procedures, results, and conclusions of two studies conducted to investigate the process of children separating from their mothers. The authors suggest that this kind of behavior has important biological and psychological consequences, among which are increased opportunities for learning and for adaptation to the environment, on the part of the infant. Reference is made to studies of private species. Bibliography. (LC)
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