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 Behaviorism     Prior to engaging in this discussion, read the Introduction and Chapter One in your required e-book, watch the B.F. Skinner – Operant Conditioning and Free Will (Links to an ext

 Behaviorism

Prior to engaging in this discussion, read the Introduction and Chapter One in your required e-book, watch the B.F. Skinner – Operant Conditioning and Free Will (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. video, and review the Instructor Guidance.

  • Summarize the following constructs that the behaviorist movement promotes:
    • Associative learning
    • Connectionism, including the laws of learning
    • Conditioning
      • Classical
      • Operant
    • Reflect on your own experiences in the workplace or in  organizational settings (school, church, volunteer sites). What is an  example of applied behaviorism that you have experienced in one of these  settings?
    • Based on your e-book commentary, why do you think the reader is encouraged to think skeptically about the content included?
    • Are there potential concerns with associating learning behaviors with theory based only on anti-mentalism?
    • What truths can be disseminated from the historic evolution of the behaviorist framework
    • Summarize the following constructs that the behaviorist movement promotes:
      • Associative learning
      • Connectionism, including the laws of learning
      • Conditioning
        • Classical
        • Operant
      • Reflect on your own experiences in the workplace or in  organizational settings (school, church, volunteer sites). What is an  example of applied behaviorism that you have experienced in one of these  settings?
      • Based on your e-book commentary, why do you think the reader is encouraged to think skeptically about the content included?
      • Are there potential concerns with associating learning behaviors with theory based only on anti-mentalism?
      • What truths can be disseminated from the historic evolution of the behaviorist framework?

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Assignment


Wk 4 Individual: Behavioral and Social-Cognitive Approaches to Forming Habits [due Mon]

Wk 4 Individual: Behavioral and Social-Cognitive Approaches to Forming Habits [due Mon]

Assignment Content


  1. Create a 12- to 15-slide presentation analyzing the formation of habits using behavioral and social-cognitive approaches. Your presentation 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.
    • 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 detailed speaker notes on each slide, along with title and reference slides.Provide 3 to 4 references.Format any citations in your presentation according to APA guidelines.Submit your assignment


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