Morals in the adult world: how youth see their contemporary elders. The present study core issue is, how do today's youth judge adults concerning their moral criteria? The issue is twofold relevant for the ethical and moral education of adolescents, both for knowledge on their moral development and for their apparent desertion from the public sphere, favouring the private one.
Network Connection Required to View this Feature. Section 2, Article 3 - For many emerging adults, the responsibilities of life promote higher levels of moral reasoning. In this stage, individuals often question the principles that authority figures introduced to them in childhood.
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Adolescents' and young adults' moral thinking in typical everyday-life moral dilemmas. This research examined adolescents' and young adults' practical moral judgments, specifically their unique moral thinking in two interpersonal moral dilemmas. The basic philosophical frameworks deontological and consequentialist principles were employed as tools for psychological analysis.
Skip to search form Skip to main content. This research examined adolescents' and young adults' practical moral judgments, specifically their unique moral thinking in two interpersonal moral dilemmas. The basic philosophical frameworks deontological and consequentialist principles were employed as tools for psychological analysis.
Motivation and Emotion. In a lexical decision paradigm, the findings from Experiment 1 showed that younger adults were faster to identify person cues trait words from the morality than from the competence domain, especially cues that were related to immorality. Experiment 2 compared the responses of younger and older adults.
But a nationwide survey by The Barna Group indicates that Americans have also redefined what it means to do the right thing in their own lives. Researchers asked adults which, if any, of eight behaviors with moral overtones they had engaged in during the past week. The behaviors included exposure to pornography, using profanity in public, gambling, gossiping, engaging in sexual intercourse with someone to whom they were not married, retaliating against someone, getting drunk, and lying.
Rae Simpson rsimpson mit. Dramatic Change A large and relatively new body of research is revealing that young adulthood is a time of dramatic change in basic thinking structures, as well as in the brain. Consensus is emerging that an year-old is not the same person she or he will be at 25, just as an year-old is not the same as he or she will be at