Developmental Psych 12 1 09

Developmental Psych 12 1 09 - 4. Law and Order conventional...

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Developmental Psych 12 1 09 What develops? o Moral behavior o Moral emotions Guilt, remorse, pride o Moral reasoning and judgment Moral dilemmas o Moral reasoning o 3 levels Pre-conventional Conventional Post-conventional o Moral imperatives: justice, truth, life Mirror real-life issues 2 choices Neither is right or wrong morally How do children reason about the problem? Kohlberg’s 6 stages o Age-related o Sequential o Universal 1. Punishment and obedience pre-conventional a. Consequences b. Avoid punishment 2. Naïve Hedonism pre-conventional a. Consequences b. Personal rewards 3. Good boy/girl conventional a. Intentions b. Help, please others
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Law and Order conventional a. Laws, rules maintain social order b. Will of society 5. Social contract post-conventional a. Human values and rights b. Social contracts c. Legality vs. morality 6. Individual principles of conscience post-conventional a. Abstract principles b. Universal justice, truth; transcend laws, social contracts c. Individual conscience Age differences Individual differences o Criminals, juvenile delinquents Lower than average moral reasoning o College students Reason at higher levels o Moral and religious leaders Reason at the highest level o Sex differences...
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