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Alvarado 1Module 4: Observing BehaviorFrancisco AlvaradoPSYC-1300-V01Professor M.I. Martinez9-19-21
Alvarado 2My older brother is not one to be into sports or physical activity so for this assignment Ifigured I would use him as my test subject as I could easily teach him how to dosomething involving sports. I decided to show him how to play basketball, this includedhow to shoot, dribble, pass, and lastly the rules on how to play. He gave in pretty easilyand decided to participate willingly. The first thing I decided to teach him was the basicrules. What you can and can’t do, and the sole purpose of the game. After hecomprehended that the point of the game was to score the ball into the net, we switchedto basic fundamentals. I began to dribble and shoot the ball myself, and instructed him topay attention to what I’m doing and grasp the little things such as where my eyes are andhow I’m holding the ball. I began with this way first to see if observational learningwould help him pick up things quick. Observational learning is learning thru visualizingan action and repeating that action yourself. I then handed him the ball and he began to

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Term
Fall
Professor
gary schneider
Tags
Psychology, FRANCISCO ALVARADO

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