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Social Learning Theory

  • By: George Parangimalil
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

Social learning theory posits that human behavior results from learning that occurs during socialization. Individuals observe the behavior of others, learn, and replicate. While the content of what is learned may differ, the learning process is the same for all types ...

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