Social Learning Theory : Aggression

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Who proposed that we learn from observing others?
Bandura and Walters
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What specifics of aggressive behaviour do we learn from observing others?
The forms it takes. How often it's enacted. The situation that produces it. People whom which it's targeted towards.
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In terms of biological make-up, describe SLT...
A person's biological make-up creates potential for aggression, but it's the actual expression of aggression that is learned
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SLT proposes that we learn through...
Observation and immitation
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Who do children observe?
Role models whom they identify
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How would one learn about the consequences of aggressive behaviour?
Vicarious reinforcement
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In terms of mental representation, how may a child react to an opportunity for aggressive behaviour in the future?
When appropriate opportunities arise in the future, the child will display the learned behaviour as long as the expectation of reward is greater than the expectation of punishment
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