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Unformatted text preview: Moral Development Click Overview Moral judgment and reasoning ¡ Piaget’s approach: rules and rule understanding ¡ Kohlberg: stages of moral development ¡ Distinguishing between moral and conventional domains of rules Piaget ¡ Observations of children playing games ¡ Clinical interviews about simple moral situations ¢ Who is naughtier, and why? ¡ John, who broke fifteen cups when coming in for his dinner, or Billy, who broke one cup trying to steal cookies? Piaget: Stages of moral reasoning ¡ 0-5 years Pre-moral period ¢ No concern for rules in games ¢ Morality based solely on outcomes ¡ 5-8 years ‘ Morality of Constraint’ ¢ Rules as “unchangeable givens”, rather than negotiated agreements ¢ Outcomes still more important than intentions ¡ 8-10 years Transitional Period ¡ 11-12 years “ Autonomous Morality” ¢ Rules as social agreements that can be changed ¢ Intentions are taken into consideration Challenges to Piaget (rules) ¡ Children as young as 3 DO have concern for following rules themselves,...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2009 for the course PSYCH 105 taught by Professor Schwartz during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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