{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}


336-341 - • Children more likely to be aggressive towards...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: • Children more likely to be aggressive towards Bobo after seeing the model’s 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...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online