They will try to cling on to the parent to stop them leaving.
Current Anthropology, 18 2 New York: Basic Books. Those subconscious aspects might be especially important for the function of self-protection and serve as a defence mechanism in the face of contradicting models, where one of them operates within the subconscious to prevent a threat to the self.
An alternative theory proposed by Kagan suggests that the temperament of the child is actually what leads to the different attachment types. New York: Basic Books.
The child is placed in a strange and artificial environment, and the procedure of the mother and stranger entering and leaving the room follows a predetermined script. Procedure: Between and an opportunity sample of 88 children was selected from the clinic where Bowlby worked.