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Western University
Psychology 2410A/B
Adam Cohen

Lecture 11 Outline Last Time • Sex vs. gender • Gender socialization theory • Evo-Devo theory • CAH • 5-ARD • Sex differences • Naturalistic fallacy • Toy preference • Spatial abilities Final • Know all lectures from all term • No readings from exam 1 or 2 just from exam 3 • week 10, 12, 13, and article John Q • Is he a good person? bad person? • Is his action wrong? right? • Multiple processes in moral development Piaget and Moral Development • Stage-like • In many ways the development stages parallel cognitive development • Conforms to his theory of cognitive developments • Rational, reason based process • Stage 1: constraint of morality (< 7 years old) • Rules are rigid •two reasons for thinking this way: rules are things, power difference so believe authority figure • Don’t focus on intentions, entirely focused on consequences • Consequences determine whether an action is good or bad •ex. kid accidentally breaks 10 plates, and second kid intentionally breaks 5. They believe the kid who broke 10 is not as good as the one who only broke 5 • Transitional Period (7-10 years old) • Social experiments which teach them that rules can be changed • Switch from consequence based moral psychology to intentional based moral psychology • Intention determines whether an action is good or bad • Stage 2: Autonomous Morality (>10 years old) • Many rules are social contracts • Sense of fairness Social Evaluation in Infants (Hamlin, Wynn and Bloom, 2007) • Q: Do infants categorize, evaluate, and have preferences about “good” vs “bad” guys? • Method: helping-hinder display Lecture 11 • babies sees one of two videos • there is a hill with a ball (ball has face) • Condition 1 (helping): ball can’t get up hill, triangle helps ball up the hill • Condition 2 (hinder): ball can’t get up hill, square pushes ball down the hill • Gives baby choice to pick either the triangle or the square • If they are making a distinction and categorizing then they should systematically choose the triangle, otherwise there will be no difference in choice • Experiment 1: animate r u Helper s l Hinder n i t i o h c 6 months 10 months % • • Experiment 2: inanimate e a Helping q / 50 Hinder l 37.5 n t 25 g i 12.5 o c 6 months 10 months % Experiment 3: • Helper Neutral Hinder 6 months (Hepler) 6 months (Hinder) 10 months (Helper) 10 months (Hinder) • Lecture 11 Attitudes towards Prosocial vs Antisocial Othe
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