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n.1. a technique used in behaviour modification, whereby an individual learns a behaviour by observing someone else doing it. Together with prompting, it is useful for introducing new behaviours to the individual. 2. An element of normal social learning and development whereby children learn through emulating other people’s behaviour (often that of parents, other adults, or other children).

1. a technique used in behaviour modification, whereby an individual learns a behaviour by observing someone else doing it. Together with prompting, it is useful for introducing new behaviours to the individual. 2. An element of normal social learning and development whereby children learn through emulating other people’s behaviour (often that of parents, other adults, or other children).

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