Flashcards in G543 - Turning To Crime: Cognition - Kohlberg Deck (13)
What was the aim?
To find evidence in support of a progression through stages of development
How many participants did Kohlberg use in his initial 1981 study?
What ages were the participants?
7, 10, 13 and 16
Where were the participants from?
What background were the participants from?
Working & middle class
What was each boy given during the study?
A 2-hour interview with 10 dilemmas that they had to solve
What happened to some boys after the study?
They were followed up at 3-yearly intervals up to age 30-36
Where did Kohlberg extend his study to?
The UK, Mexico, Taiwan, Turkey and Yucatan
What stages did younger boys tend to perform at?
Stages 1 and 2
What stages did older boys tend to perform at?
Stages 3 and 4
What does the fact that younger boys performed at lower stages than older boys support?
Development through stages
What were the patterns found in this study consistent with?
Cross cultural studies