Albert Bandura and Social Cognitive Theory
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This paper examines the historical and intellectual antecedents which made it possible for Bandura Social Cognitive Theory to burst into prominence in the early 1960s. The paper explores some of the main features of Bandura work. It concludes, briefly, with a review of his lasting legacy.
From the Paper:"Although he is no longer a prolific author and researcher, Albert Bandura remains a significant person within the field of psychology. The following paper will examine the historical and intellectual antecedents which made it possible for Bandura's Social Cognitive Theory to burst into prominence in the early 1960s. The paper will also examine some of the main features of Bandura's work and conclude briefly with a review of what his lasting legacy is not only to indebted scholars and students in the field of psychology but also to people who have only a passing interest in the field at best. In the final analysis, whatever the limitations of his work, Bandura has at least offered a capacious and inclusive view of human behavior that offers a multitude of opportunities for further study. Today, Social Cognitive Theory stands near or at the forefront of ..."
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