The debate between learning theory and Bowlby’s theory has its origins 50 years or more ago. How did the work of Bowlby, Harlow and Anna Freud change the way we think about children? Have these changes been positive or negative?
Listen to this programme about Anna Freud
You can read more about Anna Freud here
Harlow’s research is dealt with here.
Both of these programmes refer to the influence of John Bowlby. There is plenty of information about his work on the web. Do a search to find out more.
Write a comment of no more than 200 words summing up how these researchers changed our thinking and whether these changes have been positive or negative.