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Aim To investigate the Social Learning Theory and to see if learning that took place in one situation would be generalised
to other situations.
Research predictions
Observing an aggressive model will lead a participant to reproduce aggressive acts similar to their models,
whereas this will not be…

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aggressive condition the model was taken to a room with aggressive and non-aggressive toys and a Bobo
acted out a series of relatively attractive toys. As doll. Observers watched through a one way
pre-planned aggressive acts soon as the child started to play mirror and three measures of…

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Samuel and Bryant
Aim The aim of Samuel and Bryant's study was to challenge Piaget's findings by altering the method used by Piaget.
Participants 252 boys and girls from a variety of schools and pre-schools in Devon. They were divided into four groups
by age and each group…

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asked to compare the cylinder and the sausage. The children in condition 3 (fixed-array) also made this comparison
without seeing the first display or the transformation.

Number: children in condition 1 and 2 were shown two rows of counters of equal length arranged side by side in one…

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Fantasy about plumber giving him `a bigger widdler and a Wanting to be like his father (evidence for possible
bigger behind' resolution of Oedipus complex)

Conclusion Until the analysis of Little Hans, Freud could only deduce the existence of infant sexuality and the oedipal
complex from the memories…

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A main assumption of the developmental approach is that cognitive, emotional and behavioural
development is an on-going process and that such changes result from an interaction of nature or


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