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Bandura (1925 -)

 was a keyproponent of behaviourism. Best remembered for his research into observational learning or modelling in the “Bobodoll experiment”. His work also includes self-efficacy, aggression and personality theory.

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Psychology term of the day

September 27th 2021

actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.