The bobo doll experiements

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  • Created on: 17-05-13 18:39


Albert Bandura showed three-five year olds prepared film clips of a model behaving aggressively towards a bobo doll. When struck, these large knock-down dolls would bounce back up again due to their weighted base. Each of these acts was repeated three times in the clip. Following exposure to these curious antics, the children were led to the laboratory containing various toys, including the Bobo doll seen in the clip.

On the way, they passed some attractive toys which the racher invited them to admire but told they were not allowed to play with them. The children described by Bandura as 'frustrated' were then ostensibly left alone to play with the toys, but hidden observers monitored their free…


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