Forenics - THEORIES OF OFFENDING - SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY

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Social Learning Theory.

Based on Classical and operant conditioning.

Classical conditioning is the association between a nuetral stimulus, with a new conditioned response.

Operant conditioning, is the consequences of the behaviour, such as punisment or praise.

Social learning theoy focuses on the mediating cognative variables that lie between the stimulus and response.

The mediating cognative variables shape our behaviour by making us think about…

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