1. What are the 3 important factors which determine whether or not behaviour is copied?
- Personality, biology and upbringing
- Vicarious learning, external motivation and self-reinforcement
- Internal emotions, external motivation and parental influence
- Economic factors, vicarious learning and upbringing
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2. Why is criminal behaviour from the media likely to be copied?
- Because crime is not punished; heroes are celebrated for killing bad guys. Victims aren't seen
- Because they want to feel strong
- Because people know it's fake and will forget about the consequences
- Because people will want to be like their heroes
3. What could the media do to individuals rather than make them a criminal?
- More likely to make them disappointed in police
- More likely to make them fear being a victim
- More likely to make them upset
- More likely to make them angry at criminals
4. What results did Rideout et al find?
- TV is no longer a large part of everyday life
- Adults watch around 50+ hours of TV a week
- People watch around 38 hours of TV a week, and kids watch around 25 a week
- Children watch up to 40 hours of TV a week
5. What is the key element of social learning theory?
- The individual must observe criminal behaviour directly or indirectly so that it can be remembered and reproduced
- The individual must have criminal parents
- The individual must have a bad experience which makes them want to be a criminal
- The individual must be a loner