Children learn through imitating behavior of parents

May 1997
Jet;05/05/97, Vol. 91 Issue 24, p22
Discusses the fact that children learn through imitating the behavior of their parents. Comments made by Dr. Benjamin Spock in `Parents' magazine; Examples of incidental learning; Young children as identifying more closely with the parent of the same gender.


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