Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper analyzing the formation of habits using behavioral and social/cognitive approaches.

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:

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?
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. Use references and citations to support your assertions.
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.

Provide 3 to 4 references.

Format any citations in your presentation according to APA guidelines.

Content

13 points possible

Points available

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

Format

3 points possible

Points available

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.

3

Total

16