22 Total Quotes

Albert Bandura Quotes

Self-efficacy beliefs differ from outcome expectations, judgments of the likely consequence [that] behavior will produce.
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People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives.
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#Control #Canadian Psychologist

Accomplishment is socially judged by ill defined criteria so that one has to rely on others to find out how one is doing.
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#Canadian Psychologist

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling : from observi
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#Learning

In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.
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#Life #Canadian Psychologist

Most of the images of reality on which we base our actions are really based on vicarious experience.
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#Action #Canadian Psychologist

Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism. Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends.
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#Justification

Behavior, cognitive, and other personal factors, and environmental influences all operate interactively as determinants of each other.
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#Behavior

Very often we developed a better grasp of the subjects than the over worked teachers.
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#Canadian Psychologist #Teachers

Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.
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#Life #Canadian Psychologist

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.
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#Children

People's judgments of their capabilities to organize and execute courses of action required to attain designated types of performances.
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#Action

Measures of self-precept must be tailored to the domain of psychological functioning being explored.
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#Self

By exercising control over a few healthy habits, people can live longer, healthier lives and slow the process of aging.
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#Control

The Iowa Psychology Department was not Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood. It was, indeed, an intellectually lively and demanding place where major theoretical issues were pursued with a passion. It was refreshingly free of colorless eclecticism.
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#Psychology

In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, to struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.
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#Canadian Psychologist

Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism. Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends. This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears.
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#Canadian Psychologist