Evalluation of SLT theory of criminality


Evaluation of SLT Theory of Criminality

  • + Evidence from Bandora shows that anti-social agressive behavour is imitated, agression is learned through observation.
  • - Study is low in ecological validity because it was a labatory experiment that does not reflect real life.
  • - Charlton found no difference in behavour in children before and after the introduction of TV
  • - The supporting studdies only focus on the short term effects and o not represtent the long term.
  • - There s no explanation of criminals who have had no role models - does not take into accoud the biological approach.
  • + Practical applications in link between media and anti-social behavour, e.g. watershed
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