Bandura, A., Ross, D., & Ross, S. A. (1961). Transmission of aggression through imitation of aggressive models. Educational Psychology in context. Readings for future teachers. SAGE Publications, Thousand Oakes, 57-66.
This is the classic developmental psychology study which you will look at for your H167 AS OCR Psychology exam. You will also need this study for your OCR H567 A Level Psychology core studies exam.
The theme of the developmental psychology studies in the H167 exam is external influences on children’s behaviour . This study by Bandura, Ross and Ross (1961) focuses on the transmission of aggression through imitation of aggressive models.
What is a model?
A model is a person or persons which perform behaviours in the contexts of psychological studies. Such behaviour may or may not be imitated by participants in the study.
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