Social Cognitive Theory ( (Implications: What if society did not observe…
Social Cognitive Theory
Discuss research on Social CognitiveTheory.
Evaluate Social Cognitive Theory.
Explain Social Cognitive Theory, making use of one research study.
Essential Questions for discusion
What determines your identity?
How do we become who we are?
Gender socialization: gender appropriate behavior and attitudes
Cultural socialization: racial, cultural and ethnic heritage
Influence the primary forces themselves
either influence reinforcement of the norms or interfere with the primary forces in doing their job
Is violence a learned behavior?
Social Learning theory and aggression
Supporting evidence: Bandura's social learning theory
Contradictory evidence: ST Helena's social learning experiment by Charlton et al. (1994-2000)
Implications: What if society did not observe any aggression at all?
Implications: What if society did not reinforce aggression?