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Social Cognitive Theory

·         An adaptation to Albert Bandura's Social Learning Theory

o   Focuses on cognitive aspects

·         Three modes of learning:

o   Modelling

o   Enactive representation

o   Direct tuition

·         Opportunities for learning (school, media, parents, peers).



Role of parents

Supported by Lytton and Romney (1991)

·         Meta-analysis

·         158 studies in North America; 17 in other Western countries

·         >27,000 Ps

·         Little


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