Psyb30 Lec 3
Self Efficacy – The belief we have in our own ability to produce various rewards.
John Watson – Classical Conditioning – Learning through association
- UCS, UCR - CS, CR
Shaping – the process of rewarding successive approximations towards a desired
Bandura – thoughts feelings etc are emergent properties which have causal
properties. Its not like a pool ball cause and effect.
The triadic reciprocal causation – we affect our environment and it affects us.
Fortuitous Determinants in Causal structures – Things happen by chance.
5 Capabilities that Bandura says distinguishes humans from other living things.
1. the Symbolizing capability – We can think symbolically, we can try things out
through mental rehearsal