Social Learning Theory is concerned with how people learn when they observe others. It can be seen as a bridge between the Behaviourist approach and the Cognitive approach.
Like the Behaviourist approach, it emphasises the importance of environment and reinforcement in learning, but like the Cognitive approach it acknowledges the important role that mental processes play in interpreting the environment and planning new actions even though it does not study them in detail.
Key features of Social Learning Theory are:
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