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Value autonomy: Moral development 21 – April 12 & 16
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Admin Review questions and slides are up for chapter 8 Assignment 9 is freebie, just give your opinion. Points for all answers. Assignment 10 up this afternoon.
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Value Autonomy Adherence to a value system that one has arrived at through individual reasoning and judgment 3 trends in development of value autonomy during adolescence Adolescents become increasingly abstract in the way they think about moral, political and religious issues Adolescent’s beliefs become increasingly rooted in general principles that have some ideological basis Beliefs become increasingly founded in young person’s own values and not merely in a system of values passed on by parents or authority figures
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Moral development Most widely studied area of value autonomy during adolescence 3 ASPECTS OF MORALITY : a. moral reasoning: how people think about moral situations and reach conclusions? b. moral behavior: do people actually behave morally in different situations? c. moral feelings: how do people feel when they violate moral norms? Much of moral development research focuses on moral reasoning emphasis is on changes in thinking - shifts in the type of reasoning people use in making moral decisions
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PSYCH 333 taught by Professor Coffield during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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