Albert Bandura

1925 - Today

Albert Bandura

Albert Bandura (; born December 4, 1925) is a Canadian-American psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University. 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 influence 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Bandura has received more than 1,396,083 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 17th most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Albert Bandura ranks 17 out of 169Before him are William James, Erik Erikson, Carl Rogers, Viktor Frankl, Gustave Le Bon, and B. F. Skinner. After him are Anna Freud, John B. Watson, Kurt Lewin, Wilhelm Reich, Edward Thorndike, and Melanie Klein.

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Among people born in 1925, Albert Bandura ranks 14Before him are Paul Newman, B.B. King, Zygmunt Bauman, Robert F. Kennedy, Alija Izetbegović, and Mahathir Mohamad. After him are Tony Curtis, Lee Van Cleef, Carlos Castaneda, Mikis Theodorakis, Audie Murphy, and Jorge Rafael Videla.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Albert Bandura ranks 4 out of 840Before him are Leonard Cohen (1934), Leslie Nielsen (1926), and Alice Munro (1931). After him are Frank Gehry (1929), Christopher Plummer (1929), Donald Sutherland (1935), Marshall McLuhan (1911), Erving Goffman (1922), Jim Carrey (1962), James Cameron (1954), and Justin Trudeau (1971).