M19Observation - c. Perceived power d. Models similarity...

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Module 19: LEARNING BY OBSERVATION INTRODUCTION I. Mirror neurons a. Active when an animal performs an action b. Also active when an animal sees another animal perform the action c. May be basis for observational learning I. Galef and White (1977)—observational learning of food preferences in rats II. Determinants of Imitation a. Social status of the model b. Perception of model’s warmth or friendliness
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Unformatted text preview: c. Perceived power d. Models similarity APPLICATIONS OF OBSERVATIONAL LEARNING I. Positive observational learning a. Banduras work with snake phobias b. Klesges, Malott & Ugland (1984) i.Treated woman and child who feared dentists ii.Mothers behaviors as model for child II. Television and observational learning a. Imitation b. Desensitization c. Easily copied behaviors?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Burnstein during the Spring '10 term at UCSB.

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