Social learning theory

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  • Created on: 18-01-16 18:32
what is imitation?
the action of using something or someone as a model and copying that behaviour
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What is identification?
when an observer associates themselves with a role model and wants to be like them
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What is modelling?
imitating the role model
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What is vicarious reinforcement?
reinforcement that is not directly experienced, but occurs through observing someone elses behaviour being reinforced
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What is mediational processes?
cognitive factors that influence learning lies between stimulus and response
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What are the 3 assumptions of the social learning theory?
Bandura believed that behaviour is learnt from experience and environment therefore does not regard genetics. 2-learning occurs directly but also indirectly they only study human learning. 3-believe in scientific and lab based experiments
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what is a live model?
parent/family
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What is a symbolic model?
someone famous
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what are the 4 mediational processes?
1-attention, to learn a behaviour we must first notices someone performing one. 2-retention, the individual needs to remember what it has seen. 3-motor reproduction, believe that the have the ability to perform the behaviour. 4-motivation, perform it
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