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    Harlow’s Surrogate Study on Monkeys – Food or Security?

    One of the most interesting case studies done using primates is Harlow’s Surrogate Study. The results revolutionized our understanding of social relationships in early development. The goal of the experiment was to see if babies were attached to their mothers primarily because the mother was a source of food.   Dr. Harry Harlow and other social and cognitive psychologists argued this…

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