What have you learned from modeling?

Apart from what you inherited as part of your genes (nature), there are behaviors and ways of thinking that you acquired through observation and learning.

For this Discussion, you will examine your personal behavior as a child and consider the role of an adult who influenced your personal development.

To prepare

Consider your childhood and think about a same-sex adult who influenced your personal development. The same-sex adult could include a family member.

By Day 4

Post and explain some of the behaviors of the same-sex adult that you possess. Based on social learning theory or cognitive behaviorism, explain how you might have acquired the behaviors.