Unformatted text preview: Focuses on voluntary responses (someone consciously knows what they are doing). You understand what you are doing. We make choices based on the rewards of the situation (another drink gets me to the buzz or makes the buzz return). ♥ Most of the learning goals involve social re-enforcers. Most alcohol use starts out as social. For some individuals, alcohol takes on a very re-enforced role. • If someone drinks to feel more relaxed, wittier, or to handle a situation better, than they start drinking whenever they face any difficult situation. • Drinking becomes your crutch. ♥ Modeling- people adopt the behavior of those they want to be like. ♥ Response extinction- if a person makes a response that is not rewarded; the likelihood of that response being repeated in another situation is reduced. • If the behavior is punished, you are not likely to repeat it....
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2008 for the course SOC 396 taught by Professor Reid during the Spring '08 term at Clemson.
- Spring '08
- Social Learning Theory