Social Cognitive Theory
Presented by: Tylar, Shirlene ,Kennedy, Jalen
2004 - Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology,
What did he do?
He believes that babies are active information processors, and know the relationship between behavior and consequences.
Bandura - bobo doll experiment
Bobo Doll Experiment
In a famous and influential experiment known as the Bobo doll experiment, Albert Bandura and his colleagues were able to demonstrate one of the ways in which children learn aggression. Bandura's social learning theory proposes that learning occurs through observation and interaction with other people.
Social cognitive theory
Used in psychology, education, and communication, posits that portions of an individual's knowledge acquisition can be directly related to observing others within the context of social interactions, experiences, and outside media influences.
Imitate people similar to themselves
People around the child will respond to their behavior with reinforcement or punishment.
The child learns to take into account what happens to other people when deciding whether or not to copy someones actions.