Behaviourist approach

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1. What is the definition of social learning theory?

  • people learn from one another, via observation, imitation, and modelling
  • two stimuli are linked together to produce a new learned response in a person or animal.
  • a learning process through which the strength of a behavior is modified by reinforcement or punishment.
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2. What is the definition of operant conditioning?

  • a learning process through which the strength of a behavior is modified by reinforcement or punishment.
  • people learn from one another, via observation, imitation, and modelling
  • two stimuli are linked together to produce a new learned response in a person or animal.

3. Which theory did Chaney's study not support?

  • Operant conditioning
  • Social Learning Theory
  • Classical conditioning

4. What is a limitation of the behaviourist perspective?

  • There is low ecologcal validity
  • It has high reliability
  • Understanding what types of characteristics are likely to cause negative of positive behaviours can help us to encourage or discourage those traits
  • Social studies often have restricted samples and therefore it can lack generalizability

5. Which theory did Bandura's study support?

  • Social Learning Theory
  • Classical conditioning
  • Operant conditioning

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