Bandura, A.Ross, D. and Ross, S.A.

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1. What happened in the first condition?

  • Non-aggressive: painted for 20 mins, Aggressive: this only lasted for 1 min and then they screamed at a toy horse 4 times over a 12 minute period
  • Non-aggressive: assembled wooden blocks for 6 mins, Aggressive: this only lasted for 1 min and then they attacked a toy bear 2 times over a 2 minute period
  • Non-aggressive: assembled tinker toys for 10 mins, Aggressive: this only lasted for 1 min and then they attacked a bobo doll 3 times over a 9 minute period
  • Non-aggressive: played with toy trains for 9 mins, Aggressive: this only lasted for 1 min and then they spat at a bobo doll 5 times over a 9 minute period
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2. What are the aims of this study?

  • To see whether aggression can be acquired through modelling and to see if the same sex models are more likely to be imitated than models of the opposite sex
  • To see whether love can be acquired through modelling and to see if opposite sex models are more likely to be imitated than models of the same sex
  • To see whether aggression can be acquired through reinforcement and to see if opposite sex models are more likely to be imitated than models of the same sex
  • To see whether fear can be acquired through modelling and to see if the same sex models are more likely to be imitated than models of the opposite sex

3. What happened to children who observed aggressive role models?

  • They were more talkative
  • They were more aggressive themselves
  • Nothing changed
  • They were less aggressive themselves

4. What was the dependent variable of the study?

  • The level of shyness displayed
  • The level of happiness displayed
  • The level of aggression displayed
  • The level of fear displayed

5. What happened in the second condition?

  • The children were taken one at a time to play with some other toys in another corner in the same room, but they were stopped by an old woman who said they didn't let just anyone play with these toys because they were sacred
  • The children were taken in a big group to play with some other toys in another room, but they were stopped by their parents who said they didn't let anyone play with these toys because they were broken
  • The children were taken one at a time to play with some other toys in another room, but they were stopped by an experimenter who said they didn't let just anyone play with these toys because they were special
  • The children were taken altogether to play with some other books in another room, but they were stopped by an angry adult who said they didn't let just anyone read these books because they were special

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