Chapter 1 Notes - Psych 7 Chapter 1 Notes Behaviorism Psychodynamic Theory Ericksons Theory Watson Children are blank slates All Nurture nothing comes

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Psych 7 Chapter 1 Notes – Behaviorism Psychodynamic Theory Erickson’s Theory?? Watson: Children are blank slates All Nurture, nothing comes out of nature Skinner: Operant conditioning Reinforcement - consequences of a behavior determine whether it will be repeated Positive vs. Negative Punishment - decreases behavior Social Learning Theory Observational learning/ Imitation Imitation is more likely when other subject is rewarded for behavior Self Efficacy – People will only imitate things they think they can Ex. I won’t go out and try to imitate Peyton Manning Bobo Doll Experiment – Bandura Cognitive Developmental Theory - Stresses development of thought processes 3 approaches - Piaget o Children create theories based on observations they make and then through experience determine what is right and wrong o 4 Stages Sensorimotor Stage (Birth – 2 yrs) – use motor skills Preoperational Thought (2 – 6 yrs) Concrete Operational Thought (7 – early adolescence)
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  • Fall '14
  • Blumenthal,EmilyJeanne
  • Psychology, Social Learning Theory, Theory of cognitive development, life span theory, Environmental Press Theory, Observational learning/ Imitation

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