the process during which an individual will observe a group or other individual interacting with an object, internalize this information and then go onto interact with the same type or exact same object in the same way. Therefore learning the behaviour of the other individual.

LOCAL ENHANCEMENT: "Learning can take place vicariously, through observation, local enhancement is based on this principle of learning by observation."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LOCAL ENHANCEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/local-enhancement/ (accessed July 6, 2020).