Biography: lbert Bandura

                                       

1925,

 

Albert Bandura was born on December 4, in the small town of Mundare in northern Alberta, Canada

 

1949,

 

Albert earned his BA in Psychology from the University of British Columbia. He went on to the University of Iowa.

 

1952,

 

In Iowa, he earned his Ph.D., marries Virginia Varns, an instructor in the nursing school, and obtains a postdoctoral position at the Wichita Guidance Center in Wichita, Kansas. Virginia and Albert become parents of two daughters, Carol and Mary.

1953,

 

He began his teaching career at Stanford University.

1959,

 

Completion of his first book, Adolescent Aggression, co-written with Richard Walters (a graduate student, who died in a motorcycle accident early in life.)

1961,

Bobo doll experiment, modeling.

1973,

 

Albert Bandura was president of the APA.

1980,

 

Albert received the APA’s award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions.

Mid 1980s,

By the mid-1980s Bandura had developed a social cognitive theory of human functioning.

1992,

Bandura continues as a part of the Stanford University Psychology Department. http://www.emory.edu/EDUCATION/mfp/bandurabio.html

1993,

Albert Bandura turns 65.

1995,

Book published that Bandura edited Self-Efficacy in Changing Societies.

1997,

Book, Self-Efficacy: The Exercise of Control, was published.

Today,

Bandura currently teaches at Stanford and is regarded as an icon in psychological research. He continues to receive awards, honorary titles, and recognition for his achievements.

 

 

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