Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
The Social Learning Theory (social psychological theory)

The Social Learning Theory (SLT) was devised by Banduro who said that we learn through
observing others.

Observation ­ Watching the behaviour of those around us. We pay attention to people we
look up to i.e. Role Models.
Role Models ­ Someone that…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
3. `Role of Reinforcement' ­ showed that learning does take place regardless of
reinforcements but that how the behaviour is produced is related to selective reinforcement.

However there are issues with these studies that were carried out:
Ethical issues because children were used
Demand characteristics ­ they knew they were…


No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »