Summary Of Kohlberg's Theory Of Moral Development

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Children in the middle childhood become more independent but still need some supervision. At this time children are known as concrete-operational according to Paiget’s theory (Rathus, 2011, p. 346). In this stage children are beginning to become more logically skilled. They begin to logic and concrete information. Along with the development of logic, they also begin to develop an understanding of others around them. They become less egocentric. Although they have developed logical thinking they still are unable to completely grasp the idea critical thinking. As they continue to develop during this period their memory span begins to increase.
In this period of life children become more independent. The begin to pick out their
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Self-esteem can be very low for many adolescence due to puberty. This period in their life can be very difficult for them. They are transitioning from childhood into young adulthood. Adolescence are able to think more critically. They understand fully their surroundings and the other around them. At this age their friends aren’t people that have the same opinion as them. Their brains are still able to obtain a large amount of knowledge but the brain flexibility is beginning to tighten. This is what makes it harder for older people to learn new languages than it is for younger children. Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral development is what tests the children’s decision making. Based on the children’s response to the experiment the children he is able to see where the children’s morals derive from. At this age they have formed the ability to do abstract thinking or logical thinking. This is the ability to think about other possibilities. They are also able to critically think about topics while understanding the process of …show more content…
Comparing each stage to the previous stage shows the major differences. When children are first boring they are completely dependent on others to take care of them. As the infants begin to explore the four major domains he or she begins to develop independency. Within the first year children evolve enormously. As they push boundaries into become a toddler. As a toddler the child had developed a form of communication such as cooing and babbling and is now toddling around and expressing his or herself. After the toddlers begin to become more coordinated they start to enter their early childhood period. This is a period where they get to explore and being to really feel their independence. In early childhood the children form a clearer but still broken form of communication while still being adventurous and clumsy. The children continue to evolve and enter middle childhood. As the children being to understand their surroundings and themselves, they expand on their language domain along with the other. Finally they inter

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