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Unformatted text preview: Moral Development Click Overview Moral judgment and reasoning ¬° Piaget‚Äôs 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 ¬Ę 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 ¬Ę No concern for rules in games ¬Ę Morality based solely on outcomes ¬° 5-8 years ‚Äė Morality of Constraint‚Äô ¬Ę Rules as ‚Äúunchangeable givens‚ÄĚ, rather than negotiated agreements ¬Ę Outcomes still more important than intentions ¬° 8-10 years Transitional Period ¬° 11-12 years ‚Äú Autonomous Morality‚ÄĚ ¬Ę Rules as social agreements that can be changed ¬Ę 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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- Fall '08
- Developmental Psychology, Lawrence Kohlberg, Kohlberg's stages of moral development