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Monkey love experiment

Monkey love experiment

In 1950s and 1960s, Harry Harlow conducted an experiment on infant monkeys separated from their mothers after birth. When given a choice between a metal dummy-mother fitted with milk bottles, and a soft cloth-covered dummy with no milk, the babby monkeys clung to the barren mother for all they are worth.


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