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The Bobo Doll

Claudia Hammond presents a series looking at the development of psychology. Albert Bandura's ground-breaking 1961 Bobo Doll experiment explosed the dangers of imitative behaviour.

Claudia Hammond presents a series looking at the development of the science of psychology during the 20th century.

She revisits the first experiment to broach the subject of how children respond to TV and computer game violence. Albert Bandura's ground-breaking Bobo Doll experiment in 1961 first alerted the world to the dangers of imitative behaviour.

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28 minutes