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Social Learning Theory

  • By: Jack Mearns
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Social learning theory is a school of psychology that views personality as being shaped by the interpersonal environments in which people are raised. Initially, social learning referred primarily to learning through imitation of others' actions. However, social learning now ...

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