Social learning theory applies when an individual learns to use Facebook

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Question
1. Social learning theory applies when an individual learns to use Facebook
by observing how others use Facebook.
True
False
2. Cultivation theory is concerned with how social media influences common
conceptions of reality.
True
False
3. The fact that trait-anxious individuals and high-sensation seekers are more
susceptible to cultivation towards crime demonstrates that __________.
a. cultivation theory does not account for all social media influence
b. trait-anxious individuals and high-sensation seekers should not use social
media
c. cultivation theory does not apply to most social media users
d. all people are susceptible to social media influence
4. We categorize groups in order to both generalize and discriminate
between groups. The knowledge gained regarding a particular group may
come entirely through what we learn from __________.
a. playing online video games
b. our existing schemas
c. social media
d. observing those groups
5. The level of fun and excitement created by playing online video games is
evidence of their __________.
a. learning value
b. entertainment value
c. cultivation effects
d. complexity
6. __________ developed the concept of schemas to explain how we
categorize and utilize our knowledge.
a. Sigmund Freud
b. George Gerbner
c. Albert Bandura
d. Jean Piaget
7. Schemas are relatively stable over time.
True
False 8. Social learning theory applies when an individual searches Facebook to
find old friends.
True
False
9. Only situations in which an individual actively interacts with others reflects
social learning theory.
True
False
10. If Jean Piaget were alive today, he would likely be interested in __________.
a. how people categorize and use knowledge they acquire through social
media
b. why people use social media
c. how social learning occurs on social media websites
d. how social media content affects attitudes and behaviors
11. Everything Abdul knows about Native Americans came from watching
one YouTube video. If the video presented Native Americans as tomahawkyielding caricatures, Abdul probably developed __________ who and what
Native Americans are.
a. some resentment about
b. stereotypes about
c. an accurate image of
d. a basic understanding of
12. Someone who initially finds Twitter too complicated to use has not
developed his or her schema enough to understand that social media
website.
True
False
13. Kevin originally belonged to one political party but slowly changed his
affiliation to the other as he learned more about his party’s goals and tactics.
Kevin changed his political affiliation as a result of changes in his schema.
True
False
14. The term ‘schema’ refers to the information you have on a particular
subject.
True
False 15. Albert Bandura’s Bobo doll experiment provided the foundation for social
learning theory.
Select one:
True
False
16. Processing information through our schemas is one way to __________.
a. categorize and utilize knowledge
b. move information from short-term to long-term memory
c. strategize when playing online video games
d. increase our intelligence
17. Albert Bandura and Jean Piaget worked together to develop social
learning theory.
True
False
18. Research by Nabi and Riddle (2008) suggests that trait-anxious
individuals and high-sensation seekers are __________.
a. less likely to play violent online video games
b. more likely to play violent online video games
c. less susceptible to cultivation toward crime
d. more susceptible to cultivation toward crime
19. One explanation for how our memory organizes information is our use of
__________.
a. social media networks
b. schemas
c. social learning
d. cultivation
20. A challenge to understanding the effects of social media on behavior is
determining the type and amount of interaction an individual has with it.
True
False
21. Assimilating new information into your schemas may result in changes in
your __________.
a. social media usage
b. beliefs
c. personality
d. level of interest in online video games 22. The question of how exposure to social media influences the common
conceptions of reality is primarily a question of __________.
a. schema development
b. attitudes and behaviors
c. cultivation effects
d. memory
23. The statement, ‘Personality may be a factor in the efficacy of the
cultivation effect’ suggests that __________.
a. social media is a factor in the development of personality
b. not all people are susceptible to social media influence
c. some personality types are not interested in social media
d. personality is not a factor in social media influence
24. According to social learning theory, children who witness adults behaving
aggressively toward a Bobo doll are likely to get angry at the adults.
True
False
25. One possible reason for the popularity of certain violent online video
games is their __________.
a. names
b. status in the gaming world
c. cultivation effects
d. schemas