- Words: 627
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Psychology
- Paper #: 92335990
Social Cognitive Theory and Stress Management
Social cognitive theory hypothesizes that people learn through observation: by examining their environment and seeing the behavior of others, people can then determine for themselves how best to adjust their behavior. Health educators and instructional designers often incorporate social cognitive theory into training when a learning outcome is behavioral change (Baranowski, Perry, & Parcel, 2002).
Since the late 1990s, studies increasingly have addressed the impact of