Albert Bandura 's Theory Of Social Cognitive Theory Essay

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* Albert Bandura: Albert Bandura was born on December 4, 1925 in the province of Alberta, Canada. He is a cognitive psychologist and even has a theory called, “Social Cognitive Theory”. He believes that people develop their behaviors while observing others, then they copy what they have observed. Albert combined behavioral and cognitive philosophies and developed an idea that humans are able to control their behavior by self-regulation.
Abraham Maslow: Abraham Maslow was born on April 1, 1908, in Brooklyn, New York. He did not have a good relationship with his parents, and they would be constantly be putting him down on his image when he was growing up. He believed that needs were on a ranking of hierarchy, and that nonhumans possess the lower needs while humans possess higher needs. He believes that once psychological needs (food, water, elimination, sex and sleep), we start to see safety needs (structure, order, security, and predictability). Then the next level is affiliation where you start to see family, friends, identification, and an intimate relationship. Finally, Maslow was fascinated by self- actualization, but believed only 1% of people would achieve this. Carl Rogers: Rogers is known as the father of client- centered therapy. He has established a theory on personality development and has dedicated himself to humanistic psychology. Rogers worked with children who had been abused, and even attempted to change the world of psychotherapy because their patients…

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