Flashcards in Edexcel GCSE Psychology Deck (13):
Learning from the consequences of actions
receiving something pleasant for a behaviour, so we repeat it.
the avoidance of something unpleasant, so we do it again
receiving something unpleasant for a behaviour, so we do not do it again
removing something pleasant so we do not repeat the behaviour again
a reinforcer that satisfies a biological need.
a reinforcer of no survival value, but we have learned to associate it with a primary reinforcer
Social learning theory
behaviour is learned through the observation and imitation of role models.
learning a new behaviour through paying attention to, retaining and reproducing the behaviour of a role model
learning new behaviours through watching and modelling a role model.
a person who we admire or with whom we share similar characteristics.
motivation to model the behaviours of others who we see being rewarded for their behaviour.