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is a perspective that states that people learn within a social context. It is facilitated through concepts such as modeling and observational learning. [ 1 ]
Walter Mischel (born 1930) is an American psychologist specializing in personality theory and social psychology . He is the Robert Johnston Niven Professor of Humane Letters in the Department of Psychology at Columbia University .
Explanatory style is a psychological attribute that indicates how people explain to themselves why they experience a particular event, either positive or negative.
Locus of control is a theory in personality psychology referring to the extent to which individuals believe that they can control events that affect them.
The Bobo doll experiment was the name of the experiments conducted by Albert Bandura in 1961 and 1963 studying children´s behavior after watching an adult model act aggressively towards a Bobo doll.
Albert Bandura (born December 4, 1925, in Mundare , Alberta , Canada ) is a psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University . For almost six decades, he has been responsible for contributions to many fields of psychology, including social cognitive theory , therapy and personality psychology , and was also influential in the transition between behaviorism and cognitive psychology . He is known as the originator of social learning theory and the theory of self-efficacy , and is also responsible for the influential 1961 Bobo doll experiment .
Self-efficacy is the measure of one's own ability to complete tasks and reach goals. [ 1 ] Psychologists have studied self-efficacy from several perspectives, noting various paths in the development of self-efficacy; the dynamics of self-efficacy, and lack thereof, in different settings; interactions between self-efficacy and self-concept; and habits of attribution that contribute to, or detract from, self-efficacy.