Jarrud thinks he should obey his teachers only if they are carefully watching him. Kohlberg would suggestthat Jarrud demonstrates a(n) preconventionalmorality.The process of developing a sense of identity during adolescence was highlighted by Erikson's psychosocial development theory.Young teens are not fully equipped for curbing risky behavior or making long-term plans because of the incomplete maturation of their frontal lobesAccording to Kohlberg, morality based on the avoidance of punishment and the attainment of concrete rewards represents preconventional morality.Juanita suffers from a painful back condition. Smoking marijuana would reduce her pain, but she thinks itwould be wrong because it is prohibited by the laws of her state. Juanita is demonstrating Kohlberg's conventional level of morality.Psychologist Jonathan Haidt has described our moral intuitions as quick gut feelingAccording to Erikson, achieving a sense of identity is the special task of the adolescent.The “we” aspect of our self-concept that comes from our group membership is our social identityAdolescence is typically a time of diminishing parental influence and growing peer influence.
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