Albert Bandura

Albert Bandura

Psychologist, author of the theory of social learning
If you look at our theories of social pathology and then at the dismal conditions in which children grow up in our ghettos, you would predict that all of them would be on drugs or psychological basket cases. Yet if you use criteria like gainful employment, forming partnerships and life without crime, you will find that most of those kids make it.More Albert Bandura quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Self-efficacy is the belief in one's capabilities to organize and execute the sources of action required to manage prospective situations.More Albert Bandura quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People judge their capabilities partly by comparing their performances with those of othersMore Albert Bandura quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In any given instance, behavior can be predicted best by considering both self-efficacy and outcome beliefs . . . different patterns of self-efficacy and outcome beliefs are likely to produce different psychological effectsMore Albert Bandura quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Convictions that outcomes are determined by one's own actions can be either demoralizing or heartening, depending on the level of self-judged efficacy. People who regard outcomes as personally determined, but who lack the requisite skills, would experience low self-efficacy and view the activities with a sense of futilityMore Albert Bandura quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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