Essays Tagged: "Bandura"

The Effect of Viewing Television Violence on Childhood Aggression

the first association between violent television and aggression was in the early 1960's when Albert Bandura began researching his modeling theory. His series of experiments first set the precedent for ... dren readily Aggression4imitated behavior exhibited by an adult model in the presence of the model (Bandura, Ross & Ross, 1961). In a similar experiment children were exposed to aggressive and non ...

(17 pages) 573 0 4.3 May/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The effect of violence in media on society, this is the title and basicly what it is about.

ows the progression in the media's will to change.The 'social learning' theory was described by Dr. Bandura. This theory says ways of behaving are learned by observing others, and that this is a major ... gh performance of acquired behavior will depend at least in part on factors other than acquisition (Bandura, 1973). A perfect example of this theory was when the murders occurred after the prizefights ...

(9 pages) 202 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Personality Theories

person's social skills. Personality theories try to explain why we think and what we think. Albert Bandura's Social-Learning Theory, Walter Mischel's Cognitive-Affective Theory and Carl Roger's Human ... ychological disorders as well as psychotherapies and other treatments.The social learning theory of Bandura emphasizes the importance of observing and modeling the behaviors, attitudes and emotional r ...

(3 pages) 566 0 2.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Bandura and Social Learning Theory

Bandura and Social Learning Theory"Do as I say, not as I do." The quote is one of the most famous ad ... classic phrase? Scientific evidence. Through years of research, world-renowned psychologist Albert Bandura created an entirely new field of psychology based on a fairly simple idea: humans learn by o ... by observation.Born on December 4, 1925, in the small town of Mundare in northern Alberta, Canada, Bandura was educated in a small elementary school and high school in one, with minimal resources, ye ...

(3 pages) 385 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Predictor Variables of Teenage Pregnancy and Effectiveness of Prevention Programs

Young, Martin, Young and Ting (2001) applied two theory's regarding teenage girl's self-perception: Bandura's (1994) theory of self-efficacy and Rotter's concept of locus of control. Self-efficacy is ... n particular goals. It has been found to impact the coping ability and behaviors of the individual (Bandura, 1994). Locus of control is a concept describing whether people feel that control of their l ...

(11 pages) 270 2 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Social Learning Theory of Bandura.

The Social Learning Theory of Bandura emphasises the importance of observing and modelling the behaviours, attitudes and emotional ... s. Once the behaviour is learned it may be reinforced or punished by the consequences it generates. Bandura subscribed to several of the essential concepts of the Operant Conditioning Theory: reinforc ... ith other criminals which did strengthen the likelihood of him continuing in his criminal behaviour.Bandura also believed that there was another aspect to motivation, he called it self-reinforcement. ...

(6 pages) 482 0 4.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Social Learning Thoery.

m one another and includes such concepts as observational learning, imitation and modelling. Albert Bandura is considered the leading proponent of this theory.Social learning theory is in part an exte ... n be separated into 3 principles. Acquisition, Instigation and regulation of the learned behaviour. Bandura suggests that people are not born criminals any more than they are born with the ability to ...

(10 pages) 361 0 4.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Theories of Aggression

olled by reinforcement and punishment contingencies. It is also seen to be under stimulus control" (Bandura). This does not attribute aggression to an internal mechanism, unlike the other models. Ther ... nternal mechanism, unlike the other models. There are two fundamental principles in this theory. In Bandura's hypothesis, aggression is initially learned from social behaviour and it is maintained by ...

(6 pages) 120 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Analyzing Michael Jackson using the Social-Cognitive Approach

typical childhood other children did, he had to learn his childlike behavior through another means. Bandura held the conviction that learning was not limited to classical and operant conditioning (Bur ...

(2 pages) 54 0 2.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

"There is not one single Psychological theory that can adequately account for human aggression and violence." To what extent do you agree with this claim?

nd is only really based on observationsSocial learning theory see aggression as a learned behaviour Bandura (1977) suggested that people behave aggressively because of social learning. Seeing people b ... tion seeing the behaviour rewarded be it only not being punished for it this is vicarious learning. Bandura demonstrated this in his study with bobo dolls children saw a film with people beating up bo ...

(6 pages) 99 0 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Learning Strategies

necessarily use the same strategy to learn Math. Expert strategies, Bruner's concept of attainment, Bandura's social learning, social constructivism, and shadow talking are a few of the learning strat ... ic"�. The guessing will go on until the students figure out the word apple "manzana"�.Bandura's social learning is usually used to imitate behavior. There are four components to social l ...

(8 pages) 83 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Social Learning Theory based on the Bobo Doll Experiment: Do you agree with Bandura's Social Learning Theory - or do you think violent media content is cathartic? Or Both?

Bandura's "Bobo Doll" experiments demonstrated a link between violent media programs and aggressive ... y. In reality, a child might watch a cartoon character slap another cartoon character. According to Bandura's experiment, the child would slap the cartoon character later if faced with him, but that i ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

I agree with Bandura’s theories on behaviorism. In my very

I agree with Bandura?s theories on behaviorism. In my very own family examples of his ideas are very prevalent. M ... nd us, and we imitated what we see as rewarding in our little subculture.In conclusion I think that Banduras beliefs are true and we are all, for the most part products of what we see around us.

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Human Aggression

hese theories because there is solid evidence instead of abstract ideas.In 1961, a man named Albert Bandura did an experiment to prove his theory that humans learn aggressive acts from their role mode ... the Bobo doll experiment. The subject of the experiment is 36 boys and 36 girls, aged from 3 to 6. Bandura basically divided the group into three separate groups, each consisting of 12 girls and 12 b ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Avoiding Violence and Conflict between Police and Citizens

situational features (Dollard, 1939).Another influential social psychological theory is that of A. Bandura. He argues that individuals learn response patterns through socialization, are stimulated by ... hus some social situations will be conducive to repressing aggression and others will encourage it (Bandura, 1973). This is known as the Social Learning Theory.Those that believe in the Interaction Pr ...

(13 pages) 101 1 4.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Albert Bandura - A Biography

Albert Bandura � PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �1� Running head: ALBERT BANDURAAlbert BanduraUni ... ng head: ALBERT BANDURAAlbert BanduraUniversity of PhoenixPsy 250Oct 30, 2006��Albert BanduraPsychology of the personality can be a vast arena. Due to the many different personalities fo ... ls of thought, which are supported by some influential minds. One of the most interesting is Albert Bandura. When discussing Mr. Bandura, it is important to determine the school of thought he supports ...

(5 pages) 62 1 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Learning Personalities Theories

people around them. Learning theories include Burrhus Frederic Skinner's behavior analysis, Albert Bandura's social cognitive theory, Rotter and Mischel cognitive social learning theory, and George K ... andera's theory of social cognitive focuses on learning by observation, reinforcement and modeling. Bandura and Skinner had in common that people learn through experience, and learn by observing other ...

(4 pages) 178 1 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Bandura's Social-Cognitive Theory

ement (Miller & Dollard, 1941). This decisive theory was further researched and developed by A. Bandura & R.H. Walters. However, in 1977 Bandura presented his concept of self-efficacy; which i ... icacy; which in turn, rejected the earlier theories of the traditional learning theory.According to Bandura, the social cognitive theory explains how people acquire and maintain certain behavioral pat ...

(4 pages) 83 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Albert Bandura’s Social-Cognitive Theory Related to Gender Roles during Early Childhood

Albert Bandura's Social-Cognitive Theory Related toGender Roles during Early ChildhoodSamuel J. McArtorColo ... during Early ChildhoodSamuel J. McArtorColorado State UniversityAbstractThis paper explains Albert Bandura's (Bandura) Social-Cognitive Theory and its relation to gender development during early chil ... gender development during early childhood which is ages two through six. The main staple of Albert Bandura's Social-Cognitive Theory is the premise that children observe things in their environment a ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The Roles of Television

ial situation they applied the prosocial lessons they had learned. These findings were confirmed by Bandura's Observational Learning as cited in Woolfolk (1995) where he states that observational lear ... learning and that observational learning took less time than Operant conditioning.This statement by Bandura was confirmed by Passer & Smith, in an experiment done by Joyce Sprafkin and her colleag ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays