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psy 421 quiz 4 study guide

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Quiz 4 Study Guide Chapter 5 Moral judgment - the decision about what is right and what is wrong. Moral behavior - how individuals behave in a moral situation. Moral absolutes - rules that are sacred and fixed, and cannot be changed. Heteronomous morals - morals that are controlled and fixed by others. Autonomous morals - morals that are self-determined. Chapter 11, 2, and 3 Schema - a cognitive representation of activities or things. Assimilation - the process of putting a new experience into already existing mental  structure. Accommodation - revising an existing schema to take account of new learning. Equilibration - the process of seeking to achieve cognitive stability through assimilation  and accommodation. Egocentric thought - viewing the world from your perspective and being unable to  understand any other perspective.
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  • Fall '10
  • JosephHolifield
  • Deductive reasoning­ reasoning, Moral absolutes­ rules, Heteronomous morals­ morals, Autonomous morals­ morals

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