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EP09 Invited Address 06 – On Shaping One’s Future: The Influential Role of Self-Efficacy – Albert Bandura, PhD



This address will present belief in one’s causative power as the foundation of human motivation, aspiration, accomplishments, and well-being. Whatever other factors serve as guides and motivators, they are rooted in the core belief that onehas the power to make changes in one’s functioning and life conditions.

Educational Objectives

  1. To describe the four ways for enhancing self-efficacy.

  2. To list the four processes through which self-efficacy works.


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Topic Areas:
Invited Address
Category:
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2009
Faculty:
Albert Bandura
Duration:
59 Minutes
Format:
Audio Only
Original Program Date:
Dec 10, 2009
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Albert Bandura's Profile

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ALBERT BANDURA, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology, Stanford University. He has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of  Medicine of the National Academy of Science. Dr. Bandura is a proponent of Self-Efficacy Theory. This theory and its diverse applications are presented in his recently published book, Self-Efficacy: The Exercise of Control. 

Bandura has been responsible for contributions to the field of education and to several fields of psychology, including social cognitive theory, therapy, and personality psychology, and was also of incluence in the transition between behaviorism and cognitive psychology. He is known as the originator of social learning theory (renamed the social cognitive theory) and the theoretical construct of self-efficacy, and is also responsible for the influential 1961 Bobo doll experiment. This Bobo doll experiment demonstrated the concept of observational learning.


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