Social Learning Theory Quiz

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1. What researcher over heard a child say 'Look Mummy! That's the doll we have to hit!' in Bandura's study leading to the studying having demand characteristics?

  • Noble
  • Phillips
  • Bandura
  • Allender & Marcel (2003)
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2. What did Phillips (1986) find?

  • There was no correlation between boxing matches and the societies' aggression
  • Boxing matches actually increases altruism
  • Homicide rates almost always increases the week following a major boxing match
  • Homicide rates almost always decreased the week after a boxing match

3. What is the term for observing the consequences of an aggressive behaviour and deciding whether it is worth repeating?

  • Classical Conditioning
  • Vicarious Reinforcment
  • Negative Reinforcement
  • Operant Conditioning

4. How does Bandura propose that aggression is learnt?

  • He doesn't propose a reason
  • Positive Reinforcment
  • Observation
  • Negative Reinforcment

5. Which study shows that this theory has applicability to adults?

  • Noble
  • Bandura
  • Phillips (1986)
  • Irwin & Cressey


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