Learning Reading 12

Learning Reading 12 - Caitlin McGowan PSY 101 Section E...

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Caitlin McGowan PSY 101 – Section E Professor Williams September 20, 2010 Learning Reading 12 The general research question of interest in this reading was how children may learn to be aggressive? Albert Bandura and his associates Dorothea Ross and Sheila Ross did a study to answer this question at Stanford University in 1961. They placed children into various treatment conditions and studied their aggressive responses. They wanted to find out to what degree would the children copy the acts of aggression they had watched the model’s actions. The methodology Bandura used in his study was to expose children to adult models who behaved in either aggressive or non-aggressive ways. Then, the children would be tested in a new situation without the model there. He gathered a total of thirty-six boys and thirty-six girls from the Stanford University Nursery School. The director and the head teacher from the nursery helped out throughout the experiment. These boys and girls ranged from age three to six years
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