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PS 190B Cedar Crest College Wk 2 Lifespan Development Discussion

PS 190B

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PS 190B Lifespan Development

Discussion Board Week 2: March 23rd

1.What is the key difference between Bandura’s social learning theory and behavioristic theories? And, discuss one way the theories are similar.

2.Bandura says there is a reciprocal influence between behavior, environment, and cognitions.

A.What does this mean?

B.Can you think of an example of this in everyday life? Please be detailed in your answer.

3.Bandura says we learn a great deal by doing what? (Hint: this is a key premise of his theory)

4.a) What does it mean to be “socialized”? Please refer to ppt./text to answer this question.

b) In what way do you think the socialization process in your home culture influences gender roles?

5.Have you ever been classically conditioned? Please provide a personal example, and make sure you address classical conditioning, not operant conditioning in your answer.

6.Would you put your child in B.F. Skinner’s air crib? Why or Why not? Please be specific by discussing your own views of the pros and cons to it.

Note: This week, in addition to answering all 6 questions in your discussion post, I would like you to respond to one other student’s post regarding their answer to either Question 5 or 6.

Your response post should include what you found interesting in the student’s post with regard to their answer to either question 5 or question 6. For example, maybe the student wrote about the same classical conditioning experience you’ve had, so you could share your experience in your response post. Or, if a student had an interesting response to the air crib question, you might make a comment on it. Please be respectful in your response posts to others.

Response posts should be a minimum of one paragraph (4-6 sentences) in length.

Directions for your original posts are as follows:

Copy and Paste each question and type answer below.

Please answer each question in complete sentences and in your own words. Copied answers from other sources will lose points and/or result in a 0.

Each answer should be at least one to two paragraphs in length (minimum of 4-6 sentences per paragraph). *This doesn’t mean that you can’t write more, and in most cases you will want to.

As I mentioned last week, I am adjusting due dates for the discussion boards this week and for all weeks moving forward to more closely align with our regular in-class time on Tuesdays and Thursdays. (*I will try to adhere to this schedule from now on, but please be flexible if I need to change due dates/times as we move forward.)

Discussion Post will be due Thursday, March 26 by 8pm.

Response Post will be due Friday, March 27th by 8pm.

*Earlier responses are always welcomed and appreciated.

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PS 190B Lifespan Development Discussion Board Week 2: March 23rd 1. What is the key difference between Bandura’s social learning theory and behavioristic theories? And, discuss one way the theories are similar. 2. Bandura says there is a reciprocal influence between behavior, environment, and cognitions. A. What does this mean? B. Can you think of an example of this in everyday life? Please be detailed in your answer. 3. Bandura says we learn a great deal by doing what? (Hint: this is a key premise of his theory) 4. a) What does it mean to be “socialized”? Please refer to ppt./text to answer this question. b) In what way do you think the socialization process in your home culture influences gender roles? 5. Have you ever been classically conditioned? Please provide a personal example, and make sure you address classical conditioning, not operant conditioning in your answer. 6. Would you put your child in B.F. Skinner’s air crib? Why or Why not? Please be specific by discussing your own views of the pros and cons to it. Note: This week, in addition to answering all 6 questions in your discussion post, I would like you to respond to one other student’s post regarding their answer to either Question 5 or 6. Your response post should include what you found interesting in the student’s post with regard to their answer to either question 5 or question 6. For example, maybe the student wrote about the same classical conditioning experience you’ve had, so you could share your experience in your response post. Or, if a student had an interesting response to the air crib question, you might make a comment on it. Please be respectful in your response posts to others. Response posts should be a minimum of one paragraph (4-6 sentences) in length. Directions for your original posts are as follows: Copy and Paste each question and type answer below. Please answer each question in complete sentences and in your own words. Copied answers from other sources will lose points and/or result in a 0. Each answer should be at least one to two paragraphs in length (minimum of 4-6 sentences per paragraph). *This doesn’t mean that you can’t write more, and in most cases you will want to. As I mentioned last week, I am adjusting due dates for the discussion boards this week and for all weeks moving forward to more closely align with our regular in-class time on Tuesdays and Thursdays. (*I will try to adhere to this schedule from now on, but please be flexible if I need to change due dates/times as we move forward.) Discussion Post will be due Thursday, March 26 by 8pm. Response Post will be due Friday, March 27th by 8pm. *Earlier responses are always welcomed and appreciated. ...
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Discussion Board Week 2: March 23rd
1. What is the key difference between Bandura's social learning theory and
behavioristic theories? And, discuss one way the theories are similar.
The Key difference between behavioristic theories and Bandura's social learning concept
is that the latter adds the element of internal thinking to a person's habits. According to social
learning, the occurrence of behavior is a process that goes beyond stimulus and response. In this
perspective, behaviorist theorists argue that habits are a response to external stimuli, such as the
occurrence of negative and positive reinforcements. Social learning, however, supports that the
occurrence of behavior is a three-step process that revolves around observation and imitation.
The three processes are making a choice regarding the behavior to remember, choosing the place
and time to imitate the habit, and deciding how to respond to the consequences. Regardless of the
difference, both theories seek to explain and study human behavior.
2. Bandura says there is a reciprocal influence between behavior, environment, and
cognition.
A. What does this mean?
According to Bandura, the occurrence of a behavior is the result of a person's cognitive
element and by the environment through external...

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