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Observational Learning Theory I do believe in this theory because I believe that in observing we learned a lot.

Just like me, I remember when I was still a kid whenever I looked at the surroundings I was amazed to what I saw and I asked my mother what it was called. Through observing what other people did and imitating what we had observed from them, that is the form of learning. Also, through observing, a child could acquire behaviors and motivation to perform a behavior depending on what was learned about the consequences linked to that behaviors. Behavioral Learning Theory This theory states that behaviors, traits, talents and values are learned. According to John B. Watson, a major proponent of this theory, development is a continues process and behaviors of a person is somehow we leaned. I can say that this is true because the way we behave and act is based from what we learned in our surroundings where there are several people who are acting differently with those educated one. Then there is a big chance that we will behave like them. Cognitive Development Theory In this theory proposed by Jean Piaget, we can able to know how we developed cognitively and how our minds and the way we think are developed. This theory help us to understand ourselves better especially how our minds works, from our young age to adult stage. There are different stages that our minds undergo according to Piaget and that we are continuously developing and from this theory, we can understand well why such changes happened to us. Thorndikes Law of Learning There are three laws behind this Thorndikes Law of Learning. The law of exercise, law of effect and law of readiness. The law of exercise states that if we keep on doing things then we could understand or learn better and those things are most often repeated and remembered. Law of readiness states that individuals can learn best when they are ready to learn and do not learn well if they see reasons for learning. On
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the other hand, law of effect is based on the emotional reactions of the students. Learning is strengthened when accompanied by a pleasant or satisfying feeling and that learning is weakened when associated with unpleasant feelings. Classical Conditioning In classical conditioning, an individual learns that one event follows another. For example, a college student knows that when a professor holds a classcards he or she will call somebody for a recitation. In this condition, I have learned that this condition is a process in which a mental stimulus is paired with a stimulus that triggers a reflexive response until the neutral stimulus alone elicited or shows a similar respond. Operant Conditioning In an operant conditioning, a human being learns that a response he or she makes will be followed by a particular consequence. For example, a young boy striking his classmate will be followed by a reprimand or will be punished by their teacher. If Ivan Pavlov had emphasized the association between stimulus and response in the classical conditioning, Burihus Skinners primary aim is to analyze how behavio9r is changed by its corresponding consequences. According to him, learns a responces by operating on its environment.

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