Provide a critical analysis of Piaget and Kohlberg's theories of moral development. Apply each theory to the hypothetical scenario of a nine year old boy stealing a toy from a store. Include similarities, differences, and which theory resonates with you and why.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 3:34 am ad1c9bdddf
Kohlberg's theory of moral reasoning involves stages, which are organized into three levels. In the given scenario one could argue that in the context of Kohlberg's theory the ten year old child is operating at the Pre-conventional level, Egoist/Self-interest orientation stage (Level 1, Stage 2). At this stage an individual is seeking only to satisfy their own needs, without taking into account right or wrong. The child sees the toy, wants the toy, and so takes the toy. Maybe a toy was taken from him or her earlier that week, or once before ...
Critical analysis of Piaget and Kohlberg's theories of moral development, as applied to a hypothetical scenario. Includes similarities, differences, and application to real life.
Stage Analysis: Middle Childhood, Late Childhood, and Adolescence Stages
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Select two issues that impact development during the middle childhood, late childhood, and adolescence stages. (e.g. choice of toys, impact of peers, moral development, impact of divorce of their parents, physiological concerns, educational concerns).
Prepare a response in which you describe the impact that your selected issues have on the physical, cognitive, or sociological development in the middle childhood, late childhood, and adolescence stages.
In your description be sure to also analyze how the occurence of these issues might influence an individual's future development. Be sure to use developmental theories and research to support your opinions.View Full Posting Details