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Social Learning Theory [24]
A01 ­ Description
Social learning theory proposes that aggressive behaviour is learnt through observation.
Bandura children learn by observing role models with whom they identify and then
imitate that behaviour.
The theory also proposes that aggressive behaviour is learnt through vicarious
reinforcement; children learn about the…

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The fact that there is consistent empirical evidence for most of the predictions of the
social learning theory means that is it possible to put a high degree of validity on the
theory.

A02 ­ Applicability to Adults
One limitation of the social learning theory as an explanation for aggression…

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