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Unformatted text preview: 6-13-07SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY:BanduraNurture perspectiveChanges in behavior result less from stages/maturity than from watching others.Motivations: Deferred Imitation, modeling of admired others (role models)Models: present, televised, filmed, photographed. Peers and heroes join or supplant parents as models.Observing perceived rewards and punishments of others (vicarious reinforcement), such as attention or publicity, influences behaviors.DIMENSIONSOF PARENTING (Variables differing over styles)Control Issues Who is in charge? Who makes decisions? Changing with situations, childrens ages?Clarity of Communication are rules, directions, praiseclearly stated and understandable?Maturity Demands who has responsibility for what? Based on what factors (age, skill attainment, gender, tradition)?Quality of Nurturance: who shows affection to whom? How? Why?Is it unconditional or earned? Reciprocated or one-sided?...
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