Social learning theory
· Albert Bandura agreed with behaviourists in saying that behaviour is learned from experience.
· Banduras social learning theory proposed people learn a different way – through observation and imitation of others within social context. Social learning.
· Learning occurs directly through classical and operant conditioning.
· Also indirectly.
· Individual observes behaviour of others.
· Behaviour can then be imitated, in general imitation only occurs if behaviour is seen to be rewarded rather than punished i.e. vicarious reinforcement.
· Learner observes not only the behaviour but also the consequences of the behaviour.
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