Albert Bandura

December 4, 1925-Present

College

  • Got his B.A. from the University of British Columbia
  • Got his doctorate at the University of Iowa
  • Studied adolescent aggression

Family

  • Was the 6th and final child and the only boy
  • Born of Ukrainian and Polish decent
  • Married Virginia Varns and had 2 kids


Contributions

Most famous for his bobo doll experiment. He showed a group of kids a video of a woman beating a doll then the kids did the same showing that the kids copied what they saw.


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