Social Learning Theory (Bandura)

Social Learning Theory, theorized by Albert Bandura, posits that people learn from one another, via observation, imitation, and modeling. The theory has often been called a bridge between behaviorist and cognitive learning theories because it encompasses attention, memory, and motivation. Contents Contributors Key Concepts Resources and References Contributors Albert Bandura (1925 - Present) Key Concepts [...]

Classical and Operant Conditioning (Skinner)

A behaviorist theory based on the fundamental idea that behaviors that are reinforced will tend to continue, while behaviors that are punished will eventually end[1]. Contents Contributors Key Concepts Resources and References Contributors Burrhus Frederic (B.F.) Skinner (1904 - 1990) Ivan Pavlov (1849 - 1936) Key Concepts What is the difference between operant conditioning and [...]

Behaviorism

Behaviorism is a worldview that operates on a principle of "stimulus-response." All behavior caused by external stimuli (operant conditioning). All behavior can be explained without the need to consider internal mental states or consciousness[1]. Contents Contributors Key Concepts Resources and References Contributors John B. Watson Ivan Pavlov B.F. Skinner E. L. Thorndike Albert Bandura Key [...]