“Why do children imitate some behaviors that they observe and not others?”

Briefly describe attentional, retentional, behavioral production, and motivational processes
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Differentiate between short-term and long-term memory.
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1. Answer the following question from Bandura’s point of view: “Why do children imitate some behaviors that they observe and not others?”

2. According to Bandura, what is probably learned by a child who is spanked by a parent for misbehaving?

3. In attempting to explain why people learn vicariously, it has been suggested that answering the question “What makes a horror movie horrifying to the observer?” would shed some light on the matter. Attempt to answer the question about horror movies, and then generalize your answer to the area of observational learning.