Monkey See Monkey Do

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Not attending school activities, cheering on teams and ignoring spirit days are only a few of the symptoms of an epidemic slowly plaguing secondary and high schools:the lack of school spirit. This is because of several reasons. One of these reasons is lack of senior participants (teachers, older students etc.) hence the theory “monkey see monkey do”. This theory supports the idea of younger students following role models which are the seniors. As participation decreases from the ‘role models’, younger students students no longer feel the need to take part in these activities following the model the seniors have set. Another cause of this is that teenagers do not like being controlled. In many cases, teenagers there already are many rules in
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