Harry Howlow Attachment Theory

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In the Harry Howlow article it help demonstrate the value of love and attachment in an infant by an experiment done on an infant monkey. This experiment went in favor with the statements made by Dr.Benjamin Spock and Erik Erikson about the importance of emotional development. In the article, a mother states “Now I know what 's wrong with me," she said, "I 'm just a wire mother." By this statement I can infer that her parenting style was very authoritarian. What I mean by this is that her perspective of providing love and gaining emotional attachment meant providing just basic needs. I also believe she could have been strict,had high expectations,and had provided little recognition to progress and achievements. In Howlow’s experiment,
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