Social Learning Theory Essay Plan

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  • Created by: tiacoles
  • Created on: 14-01-16 12:09

AO1

  • Aggression is learned through direct experience or learning from others.
  • Children learn aggression through observation and witnessing punishment and rewards.
  • Develop confidence in using aggression to get what they want (self efficacy)
  • Bandura: Individuals must be able to form a mental representation of behaviour and anticipated rewards and punishments. If rewards outweigh punishments, it will be reproduced

AO2

  • Bandura Bobo Doll study
  • Children watched aggressive or non-aggressive behaviour on a Bobo doll.
  • They were then put in a room with a Bobo doll to test

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