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Piaget - A01
Piaget investigated into how children develop morality.
To do this he gave different aged children moral development stories.
The results found from the children's responses were:
- Young children (5-9 years old) believe that consequence is the biggest factor and ignore negative intention.
- Older children (10+)…

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Piaget - Key Terms
INTENTION- An action which was planned.

CONSEQUENCE- An unpleasant result of an action.

PRE MORAL STAGE- Before the age of 5, children are unaware of moral issues so they can't make moral judgements.

MORAL REALISM STAGE- Between the ages 5 and 9 when the child's moral…

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Piaget - methodology ao2
Method of Presentation Information Processing Systematic Investigation
Chandler criticised the way that A study by Feldman of children The moral comparison stories used
Piaget presented the moral found that moral judgements were by Piaget do not involve a
comparisons to the children as he influenced by…

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Piaget - research ao2
Cross Cultural Support Smenta Study Laupa and Turiel Study
In a large scale cross cultural Smenta found that, in terms of Laupa and Turiel found that 6-10
study, Linaza found that English punishment, young children aged year olds sometimes question rules
and Spanish has similar between…

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Piaget - More ao2
Support Against
· Beck stated that much evidence supports Piaget's · Walster stated that research has shown that even
general view that moral understanding becomes more adults tend to assume that a person is somehow to
subtle with age and that older children focus more on…


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