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Learning by Observation Observational learning – learning by observing others Modeling – the process of observing and imitating a specific behavior Mirror neurons – frontal lobe neurons that fire when performing certain actions or when observing anther doing so. The brain’s mirroring of another’s action may enable imitation, language learning and empathy Bandura’s experiment
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Unformatted text preview: Children more likely to be aggressive towards Bobo after seeing the models aggressive outburst Applications of observational learning Positive Observational Learning o Prosocial behavior positive, constructive, helpful behavior Television and Observational Learning o Correlational studies do link violence-viewing with violent behavior...
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