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26Sep07 Monday, October 08, 2007 4:52 PM Homewor k o C hapter 1 Today's Topics o The Study of Gender Cue Column Lecture Topic SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY Focuses on observable events and their consequences (rather than on unconscious motives and drives.) Focuses on the influence of the social environment –Gender development, same as other development –Based on Traditional Learning Theory Operant conditioning , Reinforcement , Punishment  –Learning as Cognition Observational learning Imitation Modeling Pasted from < https://mycourses.siu.edu/webct/ContentPageServerServlet/Ch%205%20Theories%20of %20Gender%20Dev%20Part%20II_files/slide0010.htm Social Learning Theory : •Gender role: –activities engaged more frequently by men or women •Uses operant conditioning –rewarded and punished to act like boys and
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girls; •Gender-appropriate behaviors are rewarded & increase. •Gender-inappropriate behaviors are not rewarded or are punished & decrease. •Reinforcement –occurs after a behavior –makes the behavior more likely to occur in the future Pasted from < https://mycourses.siu.edu/webct/ContentPageServerServlet/Ch%205%20Theories%20of %20Gender%20Dev%20Part%20II_files/slide0274.htm Social Learning Theory 2 Processes: IMITATION & OBSERVATION VICARIOUS LEARNING Consistency is not required for learning gendered behaviors illusory correlation Social Constructionism Bi-directional interaction of individual & environment –Of Cultural and Biological contributors •Includes “self-fulfilling prophecy” •Self-selections of individual behavior… •So that behavior will “ fit” into social roles Pasted from < https://mycourses.siu.edu/webct/ContentPageServerServlet/Ch%205%20Theories%20of %20Gender%20Dev%20Part%20II_files/slide0134.htm MODELING The process by which children imitate the behavior of their same-sex parent, especially if the parent rewards their imitation
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A central concept of the social learning perspective of gender socialization Pasted from < https://mycourses.siu.edu/webct/ContentPageServerServlet/Ch%205%20Theories%20of %20Gender%20Dev%20Part%20II_files/slide0062.htm D. Lynn’s linkage of Psychodynamic Identity Theory and Social Learning Theory •Males experience the more RIGID role definition, i.e., there’s more punishment for cross sex-typed behavior •Males often report more restricted access to personal models •Thus, males may be more restricted to MEDIA models Television & movie heroes GI Joe, sports figures PEER GROUPS –Self-report & direct observation reveal more overt reinforcement and punishment with adherence or deviation from traditional male role models Pasted from < https://mycourses.siu.edu/webct/ContentPageServerServlet/Ch%205%20Theories%20of %20Gender%20Dev%20Part%20II_files/slide0108.htm COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY Children learn gender through their mental efforts to organize the social world by looking for patterns
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PSYCH 233 taught by Professor Wang during the Fall '07 term at SIU Carbondale.

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