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1

Aim

To investigate moral development from age 10 to 28

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What design was kohlberg

Longitudinal

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How many participants, what ages

75 American boys
Started 10-16
End 22-28

4

How long was the study?

12 years

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How often were the participants interviewed

Every 3 years

6

How many moral themes were assessed by the dilemmas?

25

7

What were participants asked

What the character in the dilemma should do

8

Example of question

Is it better to save the life of one important person or a lot of unimportant people?

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Where else were the dilemmas presented to?

Young people in Taiwan and Mexico but it wasn't longitudinal

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Why was the design said to be cross sectional?

Groups of Mexican and Taiwanese young people of different ages compared

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What were the three levels of moral development

1. Preconventional
2. Conventional
3. Post conventional

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2 stages of preconventional

Orientation towards punishment
Orientation towards self interest

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2 stages of conventional

Good boy good girl orientation
Orientation towards authority

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2 stages of postconventional

Social contract orientation
Orientation towards conscience and ethical principles

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How many stages did kohlberg think there were

6