Bandura & Rotter

Bandura & Rotter - Notes on Bandura and Rotter There...

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Notes on Bandura and Rotter There are four basic problem-solving processes: Trial and error: several solutions are attempted until one is found that works Algorithms: systematic strategy that is guaranteed to produce a solution Heuristics: rules of thumb that allow one to make judgements that are quick but often in error Insight: solution seems to pop to mind all of a sudden o Seems to occur whenever people who are stumped with a problem relax the way they approach a problem, reframe it, switch strategies, remove a mental block, or identify an analogy from a prior experience o Wolfgang Kohler attempted to determine how chimpanzees problem solve: put bananas and a long stick outside the chimp’s cage, both out of reach, and put a short stick inside the cage, and studied whether the chimp would be able to figure out how to get the bananas Bandura and Walters studied the modeling effect for acts of aggression: Children in the experimental group were shown a film of an adult who repeatedly
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course PSYCH 1 taught by Professor Monin,b during the Winter '06 term at Stanford.

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Bandura & Rotter - Notes on Bandura and Rotter There...

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