3-26-SocialCognition1 - Social Cognition I Social...

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1 Social Cognition I Social Development • Attachment • Patterns of Attachment • Imprinting • Socialization Development of Morality Development of Moral Reasoning Kohlberg (1976) investigated the development of morality across age • Presented subjects with a variety of Moral dilemmas • Short vignettes b subject makes a moral decision about the vignette and explains why • Measured progression of moral reasoning with age
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2 A woman was near death from a unique kind of cancer. There is a drug that might save her. The drug costs $4,000 per dosage. The sick woman's husband went to everyone he knew to borrow the money and tried every legal means, but he could only get together about $2,000. He asked the doctor who discovered the drug for a discount or let him pay later. But the doctor refused. The husband got desperate and broke into the doctor’s store to steal the drug for his wife. Should the husband have done that? Why? Development of Moral Reasoning Kohlberg proposed a stage model of moral reasoning consisting of 3 major levels, each with 2 sublevels 1. Preconventional – Morality guided by punishment or reward 2. Conventional – Right and wrong defined by convention 3. Postconventional – Internalization of moral principles Development of Moral Reasoning Kohlberg proposed a stage model of moral reasoning consisting of 3 levels, each with 2 sublevels
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3 Development of Moral Reasoning • Kohlberg showed that individuals advanced from stage to stage with age • Few ever achieve Kohlberg’s highest level Social Cognition Social psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the way individuals’ thoughts, feelings and behaviors are influenced by others Social Cognition I Self-Perception • Person Perception • Attribution
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4 Self-Perception Self-Schema – how we perceive ourselves and how we want to be perceived by others • Our self-schema plays a huge role in
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