Comparing Bandura and Mischel
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read Chapters 12 and 13 in your textbook, read Self-efficacy: Toward a Unifying Theory of Behavioral Change (Links to an external site.), read Skinner as a Missionary and Prophet: A Review of Burrhus F. Skinner: Shaper of Behavior (Links to an external site.), watch Delayed Gratification: American Academy of Pediatrics—Reaching Teens (Links to an external site.) and watch Albert Bandura: Part 1 (Links to an external site.). Both Bandura and Mischel have described how people are able to control their own behavior. In your post of 400 words,
Describe each theory focusing on Bandura’s self-regulation ideas and Mischel’s ideas about the delay of gratification.
Describe the similarities and differences in their concepts about what makes people able to manage their own behavior or are there differences.
Illustrate your point with at least one specific example using both theories to explain the example.