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social learning theory

a concept that the impulse to behave aggressively is subject to the influence of learning, socialization, and experience. Social learning theorists believe aggression is learned under voluntary control, by observation of aggressive behavior in others, and by direct experience.

social learning theory

The theory that learning social standards and behavior occurs by observing and imitating others, e.g., family members, peers, or role models. Social learning also includes conforming, learning in context, and modeling. Theories of social learning were developed by the American psychologist, Albert Bandura, who used them, e.g., to explain the impact of media violence on the behavior of children and adolescents.
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Social cognitive theory served as the guiding theoretical framework for this study.
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On the basis of Bandura's (1986) general social cognitive theory, Lent, Brown, and Hackett (1994) proposed social cognitive career theory (SCCT) by combining psychological, social, and economic factors to explain the process of individual career development.
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