Moral Development

Moral Development - Moral Development Piaget Kohlberg...

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    Moral Development Piaget Kohlberg Aggression Prosocial Behavior
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    What is Morality? Ability to distinguish right from wrong Act on the distinction Experience pride when doing right and  shame when wrong Moral reasoning Moral rules- protect people Social Conventions- arbitrary standards to  facilitate interactions
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    Infant Morality Infants are amoral Infants must learn to experience negative  emotions when doing something wrong Mutually responsive orientation Close, affectively positive, and cooperative Best situation for moral development Makes children want to comply with rules and  adopt values Advance sense of guilt and empathy
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    Piaget’s Morality Premoral- prior to age 5 - 6 During preschool, children still do not have a  sense of morality Heteronomous- age 6 to around 9-10 Moral realism: Rules are absolutes Immanent justice Autonomous- age 10-11 Rules are agreements, moral relativism Reciprocal punishments
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    Evaluating Piaget’s Morality
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