How does observational learning influence your own development today?
As evidenced by the readings, particularly the Bobo Doll Experiment, it is clear that observational learning has a strong impact on children’s development. Do you believe that restrictions should be placed on what children can view, particularly when it comes to violence in media? How much impact does violent media (television, movies, video games) have on children versus violence they might witness at home or in their community?
How does observational learning influence your own development today? For example, when you are in a new job, what are you learning by observing your co-workers and/or supervisors? What other examples of observational learning impact your daily life?