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Kohlberg- A01
Kohlberg wanted to know where moral reasoning changed with age. To investigate this he studied 72 middle and lower
class boys. The participants were aged 10-16 years old. He told each boy a moral dilemma story (for example the Heinz
dilemma) and then asked them a series of…

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Kohlberg- research ao2
The Train Dilemma Kohlberg and Kramer Cross Cultural
Kohlberg did a follow up study and Most research has confirmed the Although much cross-cultural
created another dilemma story to sequence of stages proposed by evidence supports Kohlberg's
tell participants to see if people Kohlberg. Kohlberg and Kramer sequence…

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Kohlberg- Methodology ao2
Predictive Validity Ecological Validity Reliability
It is argued that Kohlberg's Kohlberg's participants were Kohlberg's study has problems
dilemma technique doesn't have questioned about hypothetical with reliability as participants often
predictive validity as they don't situations which were most produced long and rambling
predict how participants would act…

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Kohlberg- More ao2
Against
· Respondents who scored at the higher levels may be more sophisticated simply because the
respondent is more educated and has the language ability to produce more complex arguments. So
the moral dilemma technique could just measure the level of education rather than moral
reasoning.
·…

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Kohlberg- Compared To
Other Theorists
Gilligan Einsenberg Piaget Damon
· Gilligan contrasts with · Eisenberg's stage theory · Piaget thought that
Kohlberg as while his is flexible and believes children's moral
work was believed to that we don't progress development stopped
lack ecological validity, with age but can regress after…

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