Social Learning Theory

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1. What did Bartlett et al find?

  • Mortal Combat video game: violent fighting scenes made children upset
  • Mortal Combat video game: the more graphic blood led to more aggressive thoughts
  • Video games were unlikely to cause aggressive thoughts
  • Only boys who play video games experience aggressive thoughts
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2. Other than role models, what else does SLT say we can learn through?

  • Nothing, only role models
  • Media
  • School

3. Which study supports this theory?

  • Loftus et al
  • Pickel
  • Bandura
  • Charlton

4. Social learning theory was theorised by who?

  • Pickel
  • Rosenthal & Jacobsen
  • Bandura
  • Bartlett

5. What results did Rideout et al find?

  • People watch around 38 hours of TV a week, and kids watch around 25 a week
  • Adults watch around 50+ hours of TV a week
  • Children watch up to 40 hours of TV a week
  • TV is no longer a large part of everyday life


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