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CURRENT PROBLEMS IN RESEARCH Affectional Response in the Infant Monke ' Orphaned baby monkeys develop a strong and persister attachment to inanimate surrogate mother

@inproceedings{Harlow2007CURRENTPI,
  title={CURRENT PROBLEMS IN RESEARCH Affectional Response in the Infant Monke ' Orphaned baby monkeys develop a strong and persister attachment to inanimate surrogate mother},
  author={H. Harlow and R. Zimmerman},
  year={2007}
}
Investigators from diverse behavioral fields have long recognized the strong attachment of the neonatal and infantile animal to its mother. Although this affectional behavior has been commonly observed, there is, outside the field of ethology, scant experimental evidence permitting identification of the factors critical to the formation of this bond. Lorenz (1) and others have stressed the importance of innate visual and auditory mechanisms which, through the process of imprinting, give rise to… Expand
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