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    The effect of Observational Learning on Behavior and Memory Various set of statements investigate how learning is accumulated and how direct experience, reinforcement, or punishment lead to learning. Despite the fact that scientists focused more on the most well-known learning theories such as classical conditioning and operant conditioning, observational learning became substantial for learning and memory as it is related to everyday life. Observational learning, also accepted as social learning theory, occurs when an observer’s behavior changes after viewing the behavior of a model and it is also considered to as shaping, modeling, and vicarious reinforcement (Gluck, Mercado and Myers, 422). A massive amount of learning develops through…

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    Observational Learning There are a few different types of ways of learning. Some types of learning may require reinforcement, but observational learning also referred to as social learning has no evident prior reinforcement (Feldman, 2013). Observational learning involves observing someone else’s behavior and learning from or mimicking the persons or models behavior in short, it is learning through modeling (Feldman, 2013). Observational behavior is a social phenomenon, looked at by…

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    Observational learning is defined in our book as “resulting from people observing and modeling behavior of others and noting the consequences of that behavior”. It is also known as social learning theory. Observational learning can affect the persons life, but they can also learn from it. There are four conditions for observational learning that I will be going through along with how my personal upbringing has been affected by observational learning. The first condition is attention. In our…

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    Exercise physiologist specialise in treatment of chronic diseases, conditions and injuries via the delivery and manipulation of exercise. A major aspect of their work is to encourage sports performance and development. Observational learning of a skill can be directed towards exercise-related fields of work as it can be used to encourage self-efficacy and confidence as well as the teaching of skills and tasks. Observational learning engages individuals in cognitive process similar to those…

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    To help this child there is a lot of work that needs to be put in and needs to be consistent. In this i'm going to explain classical, operant, and observational learning, all different ways to help this child. A huge thing in this is the foster parents have to be there and help, at home at school and with counseling. They need to listen to professionals and understand what this child has been through. Observant learning is how the kid learns from others around him with their actions, tone…

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    Observational learning, also known as social learning is the act of learning by watching others. It is not just in mimicking behaviors, but retaining those behaviors and using them as one’s own behavior at a later time (Argosy Course Notes, 2015). For example, a teacher praises a child for getting the correct answer when matching flash cards, another child is observing this and two days later this child is asked to match the cards and correctly places it (Fryling, Johnson & Hayes, 2011).…

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    Modeling Behaviors Background/Introduction I have always been interested in modeling or observational learning and have wondered if whether or not modeling positive behaviors such as good values, trustworthiness, compassion, work ethics, patience, and honesty to small children really determines their virtues and life choices. If we as adults continue to model these positive behaviors will children learn to apply them to their life and education? Is there a chance that the children who see…

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    "The Astonishing Range of This Thing Called Learning" Is learnings subjected to any form of information and memorizing it? Extensive research states that learning is subjected to any-form of information and therefore memorizing the information. These pioneers in learning explore and study in areas such as reflex response; finding that it is involuntary, and is not chosen, or in ones control. And, classical conditioning; one is learning to make an involuntary response to a stimulus (not what…

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    Observational Learning As described in the reading, the explanation given for observational learning states that it is accomplished by observing an influential role model performing a behavior and achieving an outcome. This is exactly the type of role model employed by this project. Persons who had credibility, who were deemed trustworthy in the community were sent out into the community to reach out to those who would-be or were violent offenders. Normative Beliefs Normative beliefs are…

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    I agree with Albert Bandura’s theory of observational learning. I was able to acquire new skills, solve problems and gain new beliefs from such a young age. (King, 2016) Learning how to cook chicken picatta from watching my cousin Lynn and learning how to change a tire by watching my cousin Tony are just two examples of skills that I have acquired by observing others. Cooking the chicken Picatta was fun and delicious. I was able to listen to the radio, watch Lynn and observe her steps. Looking…

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