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    The life of Lawrence Kohlberg, born October 25, 1927 in Bronxville, New York, the youngest of four children. Father, Jewish (silk merchant) and mother, Protestant (amateur chemist), they separated when Kohlberg was four then divorced when he was fourteen, he chooses to live with his father. Education and career choices, he attended high school in Massachusetts, after high school became a merchant marine at the end of World War II. Worked on a Haganah ship smuggling Jewish refugees from Romania,

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    socially over their lifetime. As a result of these studies, many psychologists have come out with various concepts and ideas that divide the life span of a person into multiple stages. Three of these scientists were John Piaget, Erik Erikson, and Lawrence Kohlberg. Using the concepts presented by each of these developmental psychologists and the different stages of human life which varies in the eyes of each of them, I am

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    Good Boy-Nice Girl Orientation

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    known theorist moral development is Lawrence Kohlberg. Lawrence Kohlberg was a professor at Harvard University. He became famous for his work there in the 1970’s. (Barger, 2000) Kohlberg started at Harvard University as a developmental psychologist, then later became interested in moral education. Kohlberg used the thinking of Jean Piaget and John Dewey, two famous psychologists. He was also inspired by psychologist James Mark Baldwin. (Barger, 2000) Lawrence Kohlberg decided to take the thinking of

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    obtain the answers to these questions, I will research articles of each psychologist as they relate to moral development. The three influential psychologists that I have chosen for this mock interview include, Carol Gilligan, Jean Piaget, and Lawrence Kohlberg. Each psychologist has developed his or her own theory as it relates to understanding human beings and their perception of Moral development. According to Craig and Dunn (2010), moral development is a complex issue that involves an individuals’

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    My Socialization

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    harming. In 8th grade I was friendless in most of my classes. In middle school a family friend became an important part of my life. These are all events that have had a part in shaping me as a person. The theorists Sigmund Freud, Jean Piaget, Lawrence Kohlberg, Carol Gilligan, George herbert Mead, and Erik Erikson probably thought they could analyze anyone’s life based upon their theories. By applying their theories to my life events, I can infer what these psychologists and sociologists might say

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    developing a certainty to what is right or wrong. I think that everybody gets a moral reasoning based on how they are raised, where they are raised, and who they are raised by. At a young age, you are more adaptable to develop a moral reasoning. Lawrence Kohlberg is an American phycologist, who is known for his theory on stages of moral reasoning. He has conducted a model that shows each stage on

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    My Dream Career

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    Ever since I was a child I knew teaching was my calling in life. I want to be a teacher because I absolutely love children and I want to be able to make a difference in a child’s life just like some of my teachers have done for me. My ninth grade Spanish teacher, Mrs. Grimm, was the one who influenced me to become a teacher because she made learning so much fun and everyday I couldn’t wait to get to her class. With every lesson she made up a song to go along with it that way when it was time for

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    There are three different types of development one goes through. These three developments are cognitive, psychosocial, and physical. First, cognitive development is development within the areas of learning, attention, memory, thinking, learning, and creativity. An example is, when a child turns the age of 12 or higher, and that child becomes able to think abstractly and logically. Next, psychosocial development is development of emotions, personality, and social relationships. An example of this

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    Moral Development Theory

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    The Theory of Moral Development The Theory of moral development was founded by the psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg. He argued that starting from infancy extending throughout adulthood, we develop a moral compass that guides us through our life. Each moral judgment can be categorized into three levels, pre-conventional morality, conventional morality, and post-conventional morality, with each level encompassing two stages. As we grow older and gain new experiences, we begin to view the world differently

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    theoretical areas, such as biological, social, emotional, and cognitive processes (McLeod, S. A., 2012). Two theories of developmental psychology that I will be discussing will be the theory of moral development by Lawrence Kohlberg, and Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. According to Kohlberg, individuals progress through a series of stages in the evolution of their sense of justice and in the kind of reasoning that they utilize to make moral judgments (Feldman, R., 2013, p. 426). His work modified

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