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Albert Bandura (1551)

Developmental psychology, experimental psychology, personality and social
1925, Mundare, Alberta, Canada
Short Biography
Albert Bandura OC (/bænˈdʊərə/; born December 4, 1925) is a psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University. For almost six decades, he has been responsible for contributions to many ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA University of British Columbia, 1949
  • MA University of Iowa, 1951
  • PhD University of Iowa, 1952
Appointments & Honors
  • David Starr Jordan Professor of Social Science in Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, 1953-
  • Editorial Board, Behaviour Research and Therapy, 1963, Behaviour Therapy, 1970-3, Child Development, 1971-7, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1973, Journal of Mental Imagery, 1978, Psychological Review, 1980-2, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1963-77, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 1967-77, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1967-82, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 1968-72, 1975-8, 1980-1, Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 1970, Aggression: An International Interdisciplinary Journal, 1974-82, Cognitive Therapy and Research, 1977-9, 1982, Review of Personality and Social Psychology, 1979, Anxiety, Stress and Coping, 1988-- , Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 1992-
  • Guggenheim Fellow, 1972
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award, CPA, 1973
  • President, APA, 1974, WPA, 1980
  • Hon. Dr. University of British Columbia, 1979, Distinguished Contribution Award, International Society for Research on Aggression, 1980
  • Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award, 1980
  • University of Lethbridge, 1983
  • University of New Brunswick, 1985
  • William James Award, American Psychological Society 1989
  • Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, 1989
Principal Publications
  • 1959 Adolescent Aggression. Ronald Press (with R. H. Walters).
  • 1962 Social learning through imitation. In M. R. Jones (ed.), Nebraska Symposium on Motivation. University of Nebraska Press.
  • 1963 Social Learning and Personality Development. Holt, Rinehart and Winston (with R. H. Walters)
  • 1969 Principles of Behavior Modification. Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
  • 1971 Psychological Modeling: Conflicting Theories. Aldine-Atherton Press.
  • 1973 Aggression: A Social Learning Analysis. Prentice-Hall.
  • 1974 Behavior theory and the models of man. American Psychologist, 29, 859-869.
  • 1977 Social Learning Theory. Prentice-Hall.
  • 1977 Self efficacy: Toward a unifying theory of behavioral change. Psychological Review, 84, 91-215.
  • 1978 Psychological modeling: Theory and practice. In,'S. L. Garfield and A. E Bergin (eds), Handbook ofPsychotherapy and Behavior Change, 2nd edn. Wiley (with T. L. Rosenthal).
  • 1979 Psychological mechanisms of aggression. In M. von Cranach, K. Poppa, W. La Penies and D. Ploog (eds), Human Ethology: Claims and Limits ofa New Discipline. Cambridge University Press.
  • 1981 Self-referent thought: A developmental analysis of self-efficacy. In J. H. Flavell and L. Ross (eds), Social Cognitive Development: Frontiers and Possible Futures. cambridge University Press.
  • 1982 The self and mechanisms of agency. In J. Suls (ed.), Psychological perspectives on the Self. Erlbaum.
  • 1986 Social Foundations of Thought and Action: A Social Cognitive Theory. Prentice-Hall.
  • 1995 Self-Efficacy in Changing Societies. Cambridge University Press.
  • 1995 Self-Efficacy: The Exercise of Control. Freeman.