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Self-Efficacy: The Exercise of Control
Albert Bandura and the Exercise of Self-Efficacy Self-Efficacy: The Exercise of Control Albert Bandura. New York: W. H. Freeman (www.whfreeman.com). 1997, 604 pp., $46.00 (hardcover). Enter the termExpand
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Social Foundations of Thought and Action: A Social Cognitive Theory
1. Models of Human Nature and Casualty. 2. Observational Learning. 3. Enactive Learning. 4. Social Diffusion and Innovation. 5. Predictive Knowledge and Forethought. 6. Incentive Motivators. 7.Expand
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Social Learning Theory
1. Theoretical Perspectives. 2. Origins of Behavior. 3. Antecedent Determinants. 4. Consequent Determinants. 5. Cognitive Control. 6. Reciprocal Determinism.
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Self-efficacy: toward a unifying theory of behavioral change.
  • A. Bandura
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological review
  • 27 February 1977
The present article presents an integrative theoretical framework to explain and to predict psychological changes achieved by different modes of treatment. This theory states that psychologicalExpand
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Self-efficacy: Toward a unifying theory of behavioral change☆☆☆
The present article presents an integrative theoretical framework to explain and to predict psychological changes achieved by different modes of treatment. This theory states that psychologicalExpand
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Social Foundations of Thought and Action
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Social cognitive theory: an agentic perspective.
  • A. Bandura
  • Psychology, Sociology
  • Annual review of psychology
  • 1 April 1999
The capacity to exercise control over the nature and quality of one's life is the essence of humanness. Human agency is characterized by a number of core features that operate through phenomenal andExpand
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Self-efficacy mechanism in human agency.
This article addresses the centrality of the self-efficacy mechanism in human agency. Self-per- cepts of efficacy influence thought patterns, actions, and emotional arousal. In causal tests theExpand
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Perceived Self-Efficacy in Cognitive Development and Functioning
In this article, I review the diverse ways in which perceived self-efficacy contributes to cognitive development and functioning. Perceived self-efficacy exerts its influence through four majorExpand
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Health Promotion by Social Cognitive Means
  • A. Bandura
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Health education & behavior : the official…
  • 1 April 2004
This article examines health promotion and disease prevention from the perspective of social cognitive theory. This theory posits a multifaceted causal structure in which self-efficacy beliefsExpand
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