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Strange Situation

  • By: Everett Waters & David M. Corcoran
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

The Strange Situation is a semistructured laboratory procedure for assessing individual differences in infant attachment security. It provides information about an infant's confidence in its caregiver's availability and responsiveness and about ...

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