Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper analyzing the formation of habits using behavioral and social/cognitive approaches. The word count should not exceed 1450 words or a 10% deduction will be taken. Your paper should cover the following areas:
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Provide 3 to 4 references.
Format any citations in your presentation according to APA guidelines.
13 points possible
|Analyze one of your habits. How did you develop this habit? Were there role models for this habit? Which people influenced the adoption of this habit?||2|
|Why do you continue it? Has there been a time when you have attempted to break this habit?||2|
|Describe components of social/cognitive theory that explain why the habit formed? Use references and citations to support your assertions.||3|
|Develop a plan that applies operant conditioning to change this habit.||3|
|Between the behavioral and social/cognitive theories, which one do you find best explains your personality?||3|
3 points possible
|Follows rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation.
Has a structure that is clear, logical, and easy to follow.
Introduction and conclusion in your paper provided.