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BACKGROUND
Albert Bandura is best known for developing the
social learning theory
The social learning theory is an approach to child
development which states that children develop
through learning from those around them- through
observing and imitating
This approach originates from the traditional
behaviourist theories of CLASSICAL
CONDITIONING- (Association-Pavlov) and
OPERANT CONDITIONING- (Reinforcement-
Skinner)…read more

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AIM:
To find out whether children as
passive witnesses to an
aggressive display by an adult,
would imitate this aggressive
behaviour when given the
opportunity…read more

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HYPOTHESES:
Children exposed to aggressive models will
reproduce aggressive acts resembling those of
the models
Children exposed to non aggressive models will
reproduce less aggressive acts
Children will imitate the behaviour of a same sex
model to a greater degree than a model of
opposite sex
Boys will be more predisposed than girls towards
imitating aggression…read more

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SAMPLE:
36 boys
36 girls
Opportunity sample
Aged between 37 ­ 69 months
Mean age of 52 months
Stanford university nursery school
USA…read more

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EXPERIMENTAL METHOD
LABORATORY EXPERIMENT- Took place in a
controlled setting with manipulated variables
and controlled variables ­ Standardised
procedure
CONTROLLED OBSERVATION ­ Children's
behaviour was also observed by judges…read more

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