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Unformatted text preview: Learning Theories Behavioral Personality Theory: Model of personality that emphasizes learning and observable behavior Learning Theorist: Rejects the idea that personality is made of traits Believes that learning shapes our behavior and explains personality Situational Determinants: External causes of our behaviors Dollard and Millers Theory Propose that personality is made of habits Habit: Learned behavior pattern driven by drive, cue, response, and reward Dollard and Millers Theory (Continued) Drive: Any stimulus strong enough to goad a person into action (like hunger) Cue: Signals from the environment that guide responses Response: Any behavior, either internal or observable; actions Reward: Positive reinforcement Social Learning...
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