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Forms of Learning: Observational Learning

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Forms of Learning 0:06
    • Classical Conditioning
    • Operant Conditioning
    • Observational Learning
  • Observational Learning 1:49
    • Defining Observational Learning
    • Albert Bandura: Bobo Doll Experiment
  • Modeling 4:07
    • Bandura's Studies
    • Modeling is Observing and Imitating What is Seen
    • Prosocial Modeling
  • Impact of Watching Violence on TV 6:24
    • Antisocial Modeling
    • Relationship Between Viewing Violent TV and Acting Violently
  • Mirror Neurons 10:27
    • Specialized Neurons Fire When We Observe Others Enabling Us to Imitate What the Person is Doing
    • Enable Empathy
    • Underlie Our Intensely Social Nature