Social Learning Theory

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  • Created on: 03-02-16 22:07
Who was the psychologist that created Social Learning theory?
Albert Bandura
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What are the assumptions of SLT?
1) behaviors are learnt from experience 2) experience does not need to be direct 3) learning can take place by observation and imitation of other peoples experiences
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What is meant by Vicarious Reinforcement?
Reinforcement which is not directly experiences but occurs through observing someone else's behavior be reinforced
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What is Vicarious Reinforcement a key factor in?
Imitation
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What is meant by mediational processes?
The cognitive (mental) factors that influence learning
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What are the four mediational processes in learning?
Attention, retention, motor reproductions and motivation
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What is meant by imitation?
Copying other peoples behaviors
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What is meant by identification?
When the observer identifies with a role model and wants to be like them
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What is meant by modelling?
modelling or imitating he behavior of a role model
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What are two evaluative strengths of the Social Learning Theory?
1) Application to real life (bandura bobo doll experiment) 2) scientific credibility (lab studies)
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