COM267Chapter 4 Social Cognitive Theory

COM267Chapter 4 Social Cognitive Theory - Chapter 4 Social...

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Chapter 4 Social Cognitive Theory Social Cognitive Theory - Direct offshoot of Social Learning Theory - Lil Suzine and Bobo - Triadic reciprocal causation o Three different factors to determine each other o Behavior, Personal Factors, Enviornmental Factors all relate to each other Based on Four Distinctly Human Traits - Symbolizing Capacity o The ability to use symbols to transform experiences into cognitive models for the future (like symbols) - Self- Regulatory Capacity o The ability to evaluate and motivate oneself - Self-Reflective Capacity o The ability to verify thoughts to see if they’re right - Vicarious Capacity o The ability to learn w/o direct experience Four Self-Reflective Modes - Logical Mode o Using logical deduction - Persuasory Mode o Deciding based on knowledge of expected outcomes - Enactive Mode o Assessing consistency between perception and experience to make sure thinking is correct - Vicarous Mode o Learning from the experience of others Observational Learning - Basic logic of the theory
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