What Determines Whether Observers Recognize Targeted Behaviors in Modeling Displays?

  title={What Determines Whether Observers Recognize Targeted Behaviors in Modeling Displays?},
  author={Florian Jentsch and Clint A. Bowers and Eduardo Salas},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society},
  pages={496 - 507}
Observational learning is based on a critical assumption that trainees can and do recognize critical modeled behaviors. This assumption has been virtually untested in applied settings. We studied the effects of work experience and instructions on the ability of 59 observers to recognize target behaviors in an observational learning paradigm similar to existing ones. Additionally, we investigated the effects of two key factors that were hypothesized to affect the recognition process in… 

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