GENERALIZED IMITATION

the name for imitation of forms of behaviour that, until presented by a model, had been previously unseen. Presumably this results from a history of reinforcement for imitating.

GENERALIZED IMITATION: "Generalised imitation results from reinforcement."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENERALIZED IMITATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/generalized-imitation/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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