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General - Personality Behavioral Perspectives Skinners Views conditioning and response tendencies environmental determinism response tendencies are

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Personality Behavioral Perspectives: Skinner’s Views: conditioning and response tendencies environmental determinism response tendencies are shaped and reshaped by learning, specially operant conditioning Bandura’s Views: social learning theory: focus on cognitive processes o reciprocal determinism internal mental events, external environmental events, and overt behavior all influence one another o observational learning o models self-efficacy o one’s belief about one’s ability to perform behaviors that should lead to expected outcomes Behavioral (modified) perspectives: Mischel’s Views: the person-situation controversy o behavior depends on the situation o people exhibit far less consistency across situations Evaluating Behavioral Perspectives: Pros o based on rigorous research o insights into effects of learning and environmental factors Cons o over-dependence on animal research o fragmented view of personality o dehumanizing views Humanistic Perspectives:
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General - Personality Behavioral Perspectives Skinners Views conditioning and response tendencies environmental determinism response tendencies are

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