Behavioral and Social/Cognitive Approaches to Forming Habits

Writea 1,050- to 1,400-word paper analyzing the formation of habits usingbehavioral and social/cognitive approaches. Your paper should cover thefollowing areas:

  • Analyze one of your habits. How did you develop this habit? Werethere role models for this habit? Which people influenced the adoptionof this habit?
  • Why do you continue it? Has there been a time when you have attempted to break this habit?
  • Use the behavioral personality theory to explain why you have this habit.
  • Describe components of social/cognitive theory that explain why the habit formed.
  • Develop a plan that applies operant conditioning to change this habit.
  • Between the behavioral and social/cognitive theories, which one do you find best explains your personality?

Include an introduction and conclusion in your paper.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


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