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Ethical Issues Kohlberg
Underage participants (Consent)
Gaps were so long people may forget they could withdraw
Ages were public (privacy)
Gillian (1982) - Male morality may be different to female. Gender Bias sampling.
Self report can lead to desirability bias.
Burton (1976) - People only behave consistently with moral behaviours if the likelihood of punishment is low.
Gillian (1982) - Evidence wasn’t based on real life decisions. Younger people may not understand moral dilemmas
every 3 years
semi structured interviews
10 hyp questions
findings (cross cult)
stages are universal
religions had no effect
middle class progressed quicker
Children move forward when challenged by others with a higher level of moral reasoning
+ Data is more valid and in depth
+ Only way to gather data about certain topics
- Lacks generalisability
+ little manip required as pre existing variables
- May lack internal/external validity