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Erik Erikson conducted an enormous amount of research on
developmental issues. One such issue is that of attachment. He indicated that
children who have secure attachments with their parents have a general sense that
the world is predictable and reliable (this is basic trust). This basic trust,
according to Erikson, is formed by loving, sensitive, care givers and not from
genetic makeup or to a continuously positive environment.
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