The children were put into groups of how naughty they were already to remove extraneous variables. Then the children were put in a room for 2 minutes where they observed adults behave differently to a bobo doll (aggressively or no action towards it).
The children were put in a room for 10 minutes where they were allowed to play with any toys they wanted.
They were brought to another room with better toys for 2 minutes. They were then taken away and were told that they were for the other children.
They were brought back into the original room where an experimenter and school teacher observed the childrens behaviour.
Boys were more physically aggressive after watching a male model. They were also more physically aggressive than girls.
Girls were more verbally aggressive than boys after watching a female model display similar behaviour. They found that children are more likely to copy same sex models.
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