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Social learning plays an important role in how people acquire new information and skills. Explore Albert Bandura's influential social learning theory:
Bandura's social learning theory suggests that people can learn though observation, including direct instruction, modeling, and imitation.
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Can you resist temptation? Learn more about why being able to delay gratification is so important.
Can you resist temptation? Research suggests that the ability to delay gratification might be critical to success and well-being. Learn more.
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Take a closer look at the life and legacy of psychology's most famous figure.
Sigmund Freud's work had a lasting influence on psychology. Journey through his amazing life, his most astonishing theories, and his remarkable legacy.
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How does classical conditioning work? Take a closer look at the process in this step-by-step guide with examples.
Classical conditioning has become important in understanding human and animal behavior. Learn how it works and explore a few examples.
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Unlike many other theorists, Erik Erikson focused on how people grow and change across the entire lifespan. Take a closer look at Erikson's eight stages of psychosocial development.
Erik Erikson's theory of psychosocial development describes 8 stages that play a role in the development of personality and psychological skills.
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Like it but how about Sigmun freud?
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The id is the part of personality made up of unconscious energy that focuses on fulfilling urges and desires. Learn how the id influences personality.
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A rather ill-defined concept, really.

Self-discrepancy theory has better definitions for the same processes we find in Freud's tripartite structure of mind/personality.
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President Obama recently awarded psychologist Albert Bandura the National Medal of Science. Learn more about Bandura's influence and theories through this selection of quotes from a few of his most famous works.
Learn more about Albert Bandura's thoughts and theories through these quotes from some of his best-known works.
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This guy realised the better alternative to the thing that Ellis despised (for good reason): self esteem is flimsy and transient because it's emotionally-experienced. Self efficacy, OTOH, is evidence based, being about what one has done and how well they did it.
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The optimism bias can sometimes lead to poor decisions when it comes to your health. Learn more.
The optimism bias leads people to believe that they are more likely to experience good over bad events. Learn how this bias can influence decisions.
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What does it really mean to have an average IQ?
Ever wonder if your IQ is average or even above average? Learn more about the average IQ on most modern tests of intelligence and what these scores mean.
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Do you keep putting things off? Learn more about the psychology behind procrastination.
We all procrastinate at some point, but what exactly is behind this often destructive behavior? Learn more about the psychology of procrastination.
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Looking for some ways to become more creative? Try some of the psychological tricks.
Think creativity is something you're born with - then think again. Here are a the 10 of the Most Unusual Psychological Tricks to Boost Your Creativity
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Tables are a great way to present a lot of information. These examples and tips can help you create APA format tables for your psychology papers.
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Writer and educator Kendra Cherry specializes in making psychology more understandable for students. She shares her knowledge at the About.com Psychology site and is the author of the Everything Psychology Book (2nd Edition).
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