The Formation Of Habits Using Behavioral And Social Cognitive Personality

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*****Behavioral and Social/Cognitive Approaches to Forming Habits Although Behavioral and Social Cognitive Theories studied independently, the formation of behavioral Personality and Social Cognitive personality shows that they both stemmed from the environmental makeup and a person social makeup.

*****Analyzing the formation of habits using behavioral and social/cognitive approaches The formation of habits can manifest through one 's conscious or subconscious mind; it can be a quick impulse reaction to a situation. Some practices are considered acceptable behavior in social gatherings while others can be labeled as unacceptable. A person may or may not realize he or she is making such habits. Some patterns could be beneficial in certain situations and wrong in other cases. An example of practices that have dual standards is safe sex vs. unsafe sex or a social drinking vs. alcoholism. Some habits are easily broken while some can be hard to break and require intervention or need to be treated medically. “Anyone who has made a resolution to stop smoking or to exercise daily, for example, knows first-hand how challenging the process of changing patterns and behaviors is” (Article Myriad, 2016, Para. 1). Social cognitive: "The Social Cognitive Theory is relevant to health communication. First, the theory deals with cognitive, emotional aspects and aspects of behavior for understanding behavioral change" (University of Twente, 2016, Para. 3).…

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