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Bandura - bobo doll experiment And of course you can't teach social learning theory without the Bobo doll experiment!

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What Does the Bobo Doll Experiment Reveal About Kids and Aggression?

What Does the Bobo Doll Experiment Reveal About Kids and Aggression? Do kids really imitate the violence they see on television?

SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY (BANDURA'S BOBO DOLL EXPERIMENT)/ORIGIN: In his experiment, Albert Bandura showed how people can learn new behaviors by observing those of others; the little child imitated the adult's violent actions to the bobo doll. EXPLANATION: The Bobo Doll Experiment can refer to how people can influence the behaviors of others by their mere actions. EXAMPLE: Josh's parents "taught" him to yell at his friends like the adult "taught" the kids beat up Bandura's Bobo Doll.

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What Does the Bobo Doll Experiment Reveal About Kids and Aggression?

BANDURA'S BOBO DOLL EXPERIMENT The experiment started with the question what caused kids to be aggressive. This turned into a controlled experiment with dividing a group of kids into aggressive, non-aggressive, and control. They saw how kids acted based on what they saw from their models. The kids more often did act like their models. Kim noticed the bully came from a harsh place and thought it was like the Bobo Doll Experiment.

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What Does the Bobo Doll Experiment Reveal About Kids and Aggression?

SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY (BANDURA"S BOBO DOLL EXPERIMENT) developed by Albert Bandura, the Social Learning Theory says that people learn from whats happening around them, especially kids. In the experiment, there were a couple independent variables and one dependent variable. The adult and child's gender, and the aggressiveness of the adult were controlled and tested to see the child's reaction and later use of the bobo doll. An example of this is when a baby of ducks marching behind a mother.

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Bandura's Bobo doll experiments highlight the importance of social learning - and it applies to online learning, too.