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Learning from the consequences of actions
Receiving something pleasant for a behaviour, so we repeat it.
The avoidance of something unpleasant, so we do it again.
Receiving something unpleasant for a behaviour, so we do not do it again.
Removing something pleasant so we do not repeat the behaviour again
A reinforcer that satisfies a biological need.
A reinforcer of no survival value, but we have learned to associate it with a primary reinforcer.
Social learning theory
Behaviour is learned through the observation and imitation of role models.
Learning a new behaviour through paying attention to retaining and reproducing the behaviour of a role model.
Learning new behaviours through watching and modelling a role model.
A person who we admire or with whom we share similar characteristics.
Motivation to model the behaviours of others who we see being rewarded for their behaviour.
Temporarily adopting the behaviour of a role model group.
Twins developed from one fertilised egg that splits into 2, genetically identical.
Twins developed from 2 different eggs fertilised during the same pregnancy; dizygotic twins are not genetically identical.
Characteristics and qualities that make up someone's individual character.
The nature someone is born with, which affects their behaviour.
Behaviour that is outgoing, sensation seeking and sociable.
Behaviour that is reserved, calm and quiet.
A personality trait associated with being over-reactive in stressful situations, over-emotional and anxious.
A personality trait associated with being unreactive in stressful situations and emotionally unaffected.
A personality trait that is cold, lacks empathy, is antisocial and can be aggressive.
Eysenck's personality questionnaire (EPQ)
A questionnaire to measure extraversion, introversion, stable and unstable neuroticism, and psychoticism.
The way you are raised and taught to behave.
The theory of explaining something as a whole.
A type of researcher interested in the effects of social conditions on behaviour and societies.
Rate of reoffending. When an offender is punished for their crime but commits another crime when released.
A programme designed to help offenders rather than punish them.
A prison sentence
A concern with the welfare of humans.
When an offender serves a sentence in the community rather than in prison; they have to pay back to the community by doing jobs such as removing graffiti.
Having to be home at a certain times eg. 7am -7pm
When a victim and offender meet; it is a process used to help a victim recover and make an offender understand the impact of their crime.
Token economy programme
A programme designed to reward prisoners for prosocial behaviour; prisoners collect tokens that can be exchanged for privileges.
Anger management programme
Cognitive behavioural treatment for violent offenders to help them control their anger.
A person who is characterised by a lack of guilt and emotion, antisocial behaviour and selfishness.
When behaviour of participants changes because they derive cues from the experimenter about the nature of the study and conform to those expectations.
What a researcher changes to see the effects of such a change.
What a researcher measures to see what effects come from their changes to independent variables.
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