Social Learning Theory Quiz: Trivia!

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Social Learning Theory Quiz: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the likelihood of carrying out a behavior is increased by simply watching the behavior and its consequences being reinforced by someone else, this is known as:
    • A. 

      Social Learning Theory

    • B. 

      Modelling

    • C. 

      Vicarious reinforcement

    • D. 

      Vicarious punishment

  • 2. 
    __________________  occurs when the likelihood of an observer performing a particular behavior decreases after having seen a models behavior being punished.   
    • A. 

      Social Learning

    • B. 

      Modelling

    • C. 

      Vicarious reinforcement

    • D. 

      Vicarious punishment

  • 3. 
    Social Learning can be direct via instruction or indirect (eg., role models with no direct instruction).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
  • 5. 
    Motivation is influenced by a number of factors: According to Bandura we are more likely to imitate models when:
    • A. 

      We like the model, we identify with the model, we are familar with the model and the model is consistent.

    • B. 

      We like the model, the model shows us affection, we are familiar with the model, we are familar with the model and the model is consistent.

    • C. 

      We like the model, we identify with the model, we are familar with the model and the model is inconsistent.

    • D. 

      We like the model, the model shows us affection, we are familiar with the model, we are familar with the model and the model is inconsistent.

    • E. 

      We like the model, the model shows us affection, we are familiar with the model, we are unfamilar with the model and the model is consistent.

  • 6. 
    This study looked at why children are motivated to perform aggressive behavior.  In this study, children were divided into three groups, each seeing a different ending to a film about an adult model behaving aggressively towards a Bobo Doll.
    • Group 1 saw the model being rewarded for showing aggressive behavior.
    • Group 2 saw the model being punished for showing aggressive behavior.
    • Group 3 observed the model but no consequences for the model’s behavior.
    • What is the name of the above study?
    • A. 

      Bandura and Walters’ (1963)

    • B. 

      Bandura et al (1961)

    • C. 

      Bandura and Walters’ (1961)

    • D. 

      Bandura et al (1963)

  • 7. 
    What is the other study that you need to be familiar with for this dot point?