300 words with references

Below is a link to Bandura’s Bobo Doll experiment, which is addressed in our course materials for the week. The experiment reminds us of the foundational makeup of social learning theory and the role observational learning may have in shaping behaviors.


For your initial post this week, think about the modeling steps in observational learning.

  • Discuss the ways in which prosocial and antisocial learning affect one’s observational learning.

Think about how children and adults are influenced by behaviors and how they mimic actions of others.

  • What are a few suggestions one can offer to help others be more cautious of their behaviors and how those behaviors can influence others in the role of observer?