Moral Neuroeducation from Early Life Through the Lifespan

  title={Moral Neuroeducation from Early Life Through the Lifespan},
  author={Darcia Narvaez},
  • D. Narvaez
  • Published 1 August 2012
  • Psychology
  • Neuroethics
Personality and social development begins before birth in the communication among mother, child and environment, during sensitive periods when the child’s brain and body are plastic and epigenetically co-constructed. Triune ethics theory postulates three evolved, neurobiologically-based ethics fostered by early life experience. The security ethic is self-protective. The engagement ethic is relationally attuned. The imagination ethic can abstract from the present moment and imagine alternatives… 

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