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Attentional processes

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In Bandura’’s theory of vicarious learning, any activity by an observer that aids in the observation of relevant aspects of a model’’s behavior and its consequences.

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Generalized imitation

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The tendency to imitate modeled behavior even though the imitative behavior is not reinforced.

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Motivational processes

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In Bandura’’s theory of vicarious learning, the expectation that a modeled behavior will be reinforced.

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Motor reproductive processes

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In Bandura’’s theory of vicarious learning, the skills required to perform modeled behavior.

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Observational learning

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Any procedure in which an organism learns by observing the behavior of another organism. (also Vicarious learning)

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Retentional processes

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In Bandura’’s theory of vicarious learning, any activity by an observer that aids recall of modeled behavior.

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Vicarious punishment

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A decrease in an observer’’s tendency to imitate a model when the model’’s behavior has been punished.

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Vicarious reinforcement

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An increase in an observer’’s tendency to imitate a model when the model’’s behavior has been reinforced.