Albert Bandura

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Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 
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Albert Bandura was born December 4, 1925, in the small town of Mundare in northern Alberta, Canada. He was educated in a small elementary school and high school in one, with minimal resources, yet a remarkable success rate. After high school, he worked for one summer filling holes on the Alaska Highway in the Yukon.

He received his bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia in 1949. He went on to the University of Iowa, where he received his Ph.D. in 1952. It was there that he came under the influence of the behaviorist tradition and learning theory.

While at Iowa, he met Virginia Varns, an instructor in the nursing school. They married and later had two daughters. After graduating, he took a postdoctoral position at the Wichita Guidance Center in Wichita, Kansas.

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Bandura A. (2015) Self-regulation of motivation and action through internal standards and goal systems Goal Concepts in Personality and Social Psychology. 23: 19-85
Bandura A. (2015) On Deconstructing Commentaries Regarding Alternative Theories of Self-Regulation Journal of Management. 41: 1025-1044
Bandura A. (2014) Self-efficacy in health functioning Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine, Second Edition. 191-193
Pritchard RD, Young BL, Koenig N, et al. (2013) Long-term effects of goal setting on performance with the productivity measurement and enhancement system (ProMES) New Developments in Goal Setting and Task Performance. 233-245
Bandura A. (2012) On the functional properties of perceived self-efficacy revisited Journal of Management. 38: 9-44
Bandura A. (2011) A Social Cognitive perspective on Positive Psychology | Una perspectiva social cognitiva de la psicología positiva Revista De Psicologia Social. 26: 7-20
Bandura A, Caprara GV, Barbaranelli C, et al. (2011) Impact of family efficacy beliefs on quality of family functioning and satisfaction with family life Applied Psychology. 60: 421-448
Bandura A. (2011) Self-deception: A paradox revisited Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34: 16-17
White J, Bandura A, Bero LA. (2009) Moral disengagement in the corporate world. Accountability in Research. 16: 41-74
Bandura A. (2008) Reconstrual of "Free Will" From the Agentic Perspective of Social Cognitive Theory Are We Free?: Psychology and Free Will
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