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ALBERT BANDURA 1Who Albert Bandura was a man that received various awards for his many accomplishments He is known around the world for many things He was born in 1925 and attended two universities The two universities that he attended were British Columbia and the University of Iowa He there received his bachelors degree and his PhD While attending Iowa Bandura met Virgina Varns Virgina was an instructor in the nursing school at Iowa They later had married and they eventually had two beautiful daughters After Bandura graduated he took a postdoctoral position at the Wichita guidance center in Kansas Then in 1953 he then started teaching at Stanford While he was there he collaborated with his first graduate student and published his first book Adolescent Aggression Bandura has received many awards and contributions He was president of the APA in 1973 and received several awards for scientific contributions 2What Albert Bandura explained many different theories One theory he focused his study on was Behaviorism Behaviorism had strong emphasis on experimental methods It also focused on different variables that we are able to observe measure and manipulate In an experimental method the first step to be taken is to manipulate the variable and then measure the effect it had on another This boils down to a theory of personality that says ones environment causes ones behavior Another theory Bandura focused on was the observational learning or modeling theory This is sometimes called social learning theory This theory had four steps These steps included 1Attention If you are going to learn anything you have to be paying attention 2Retention You must be able to retain any information you have paid attention to 3Reproduction You have to be able to translate the images and descriptions into actual behavior 4Motivation You have to get motivated to imitate this modeling process and you there must be a reason for doing it The modeling therapy
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