Social Learning Theory

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  • Social Learning Theory
    • 4 stages
      • Pay attention to the action
      • Be able to remember the action
      • Be able to replicate the action
      • Be motivated to replicate the action
    • We learn by observing the behaviour of role models
    • Vicarious reinforcement
      • Rewards
      • Punishments
    • Theory is supported by research
      • Methodological weaknesses in the study
      • Bandura's bobo doll experiment
    • Useful applications
      • Teaching good behaviours in schools
    • Determinist
      • Ignores free will in behaviour
    • Shows the important role of upbringing and the environment on influencing behaviour
    • Ignores the role of biology and genetics


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