… reinforcement and may be positive or negative. Both positive and negative reinforcements have been categorized as past, promised or vicarious.
The significance of social learning theory is its application in understanding the effect of television violence on children and adolescent behavior, on self-control and modeling therapies. Self Control therapy has been successfully used by therapists and individuals to overcome bad habits such as smoking, and overeating. The Modeling Therapy is more commonly used; it is based on the theory that, if a patient with a psychological disorder is made to observe a model dealing with the same issues in …
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