Observe the infant interacting with the parent and other family members and strangers.
No elicitation needed.
The infant will show animation with familiar family members. The infant will stare at strangers and then may smile.
Recognition of the parent is important for attachment. The child is differentiating the characteristics that she recognizes.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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