About

Albert Bandura

Biography


Born December 4th 1925, in the small town of Mundare in northern Alberta, Canada.
He recieved his bachlors degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia in 1949.
He went on to the University of Iowa, where he recived his Ph.D in 1952. It was there that he came under the influence of the behaviorist tradition and learning theory.

Theory

Behaviorism, with its emphasis on experimental methods, focus on variables we can observe, measure, and manipulate, and avoids whatever is subjective, internal, and unavailable.

aggression in adolescents- he suggested that enviroment causes behavior, but behavior also causes envirment. he labeled this reciprocal determinism: the world and a persons behavior cause one another.

the modeling process Bandyura established consists of:
- attention
- retention
- reproduction
- motivation




Stages in Detail

First he went to school. Then a couple different universities.
He took up studying behaviorism.





Affect on Society

Bandura defined the stages and reality of behaviorism in todays society as we know it.
This is used by many different people and learned about in many schools.

Sources

http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/bandura.html