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    1. How do the behavioral and social learning approaches explain interpersonal interactions? In what ways do you agree or disagree with their perspectives?

    2. How does social learning theory explain our celebrity-obsessed culture? How does social learning theory explain why people want to emulate celebrities?

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    1. How do the behavioral and social learning approaches explain interpersonal interactions? In what ways do you agree or disagree with their perspectives?

    Behavioral learning approach explains that one's behavior is shaped by the their interactions with others. Those who've had good or positive experiences tend to get along with more people and behave appropriate. Consequently those with negative or bad interactions lean more towards having less friends, getting into more arguments, and behave badly.

    Social learning approach states that we learn by watching and imitating others. Rotter's Theory explains that our experiences and perceptions determine our responses to life's challenges. We watch and learn from ...

    Solution Summary

    Behavioral and social learning approaches are explained as interpersonal interactions. The solution also contains an explanation of our celebrity obsessed culture.

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