25 - 10/25/10 Things to know Social learning theory o How...

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10/25/10 Things to know Social learning theory o How is it different from a strict behaviorist perspective Expectancy value theory Internal vs external locus of control o Weinberg, Gould, And Jackson (1979) Characteristics of social cognitive perspective Reciprocal determinism Contribution of learning theory Learned helplessness People in a state of learned helplessness tend to see the problem as o Personal- internalized the problem o Pervasive- effecting every area of their lives o Permanent- unchangeable Common set of behaviors found in those who are depressed Leads to “Amotivation” Operant Conditioning Learning based on systems of rewards and punishments o “The animal learns to operate on its world in such a way as to change it to that animal’s advantage” approach reward/ avoid pain Reinforcement o Increasing the frequency or probability of a behavior by presenting or removing a stimulus Positive Reinforcement o Presenting a rewarding stimulus following the behavior
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course PSYC 330 taught by Professor Hicks during the Fall '10 term at Texas A&M.

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25 - 10/25/10 Things to know Social learning theory o How...

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