Adolescence - Adolescence 1. Puberty 2. Cognitive...

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Adolescence 1. Puberty 2. Cognitive Development 3. Moral Development 1. Kohlberg’s stage theory 1. pre-, conventional, and post- 2. reasoning about right vs wrong 4. Social Development 1. Erikson’s stage theory 1. defining issues; “search for identity” Adolescence ± between childhood and adulthood; between the start of sexual maturity and the attainment of independence ± puberty : the period of sexual maturation; when a person becomes capable of reproducing ± primary & secondary sex characteristics (genitalia and appearance) ± sequence of changes quite consistent; time of changes quite variable Cognitive Development ± developing ability to reason, especially applied to social awareness and moral development ± perspective taking; simulation; criticism ± abstract reasoning (Piaget’s “formal operations”)
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Lawrence Kohlberg ± moral judgment based on cognitive development ± moral reasoning (1980s) ± stage theory of moral reasoning based on handling of “dilemmas” Kohlberg’s Theory
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