SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY

@inproceedings{Bandura2008SOCIALCT,
  title={SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY},
  author={Albert Bandura},
  year={2008}
}
Theories of human behavior differ in their conceptions of human nature and what they regard as the basic determinants and mechanisms governing self-development, adaptation, and change. Social cognitive theory is rooted in an agentic perspective ( Bandura 1986, 2006a). To be an agent is to influence one's own functioning and events that affect one's life. In this view people are contributors to their life circumstances, not just products of them. Keywords: Information Processing and… Expand
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