Flashcards in Kohlberg Deck (15)
To investigate moral development from age 10 to 28
What design was kohlberg
How many participants, what ages
75 American boys
How long was the study?
How often were the participants interviewed
Every 3 years
How many moral themes were assessed by the dilemmas?
What were participants asked
What the character in the dilemma should do
Example of question
Is it better to save the life of one important person or a lot of unimportant people?
Where else were the dilemmas presented to?
Young people in Taiwan and Mexico but it wasn't longitudinal
Why was the design said to be cross sectional?
Groups of Mexican and Taiwanese young people of different ages compared
What were the three levels of moral development
3. Post conventional
2 stages of preconventional
Orientation towards punishment
Orientation towards self interest
2 stages of conventional
Good boy good girl orientation
Orientation towards authority
2 stages of postconventional
Social contract orientation
Orientation towards conscience and ethical principles