• Published 2005

Understanding Values in Relationship : The Development of Conscience

@inproceedings{Thompson2005UnderstandingVI,
  title={Understanding Values in Relationship : The Development of Conscience},
  author={Ross A. Thompson and Sara Skjeggestad Meyer and Meredith McGinley},
  year={2005}
}
Conscience consists of the cognitive, affective, relational, and other processes that influence how young children construct and act consistently with generalizable, internal standards of conduct. Conscience development in the early years was not, until recently, of central interest to students of moral development. Traditional approaches to moral growth (such as those of learning theory and the cognitive–developmental view pioneered by Piaget and Kohlberg) portrayed young children as… CONTINUE READING

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