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Moral Orientation Dynamics in Adolescence and Youth 1285


Molchanov S.V.
PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of Developmental Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Markina O.S.
PhD in Psychology, psychologist, Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation,, Moscow, Russia

The problem of moral development is actual for modern psychology. Modern conception of moral development defines two main principles in the basis of moral orientation: care principle and justice principle. Adolescence and youth are sensitive period to develop moral orientation. 139 subjects from three age groups: young adolescents, older adolescents and youth took part in the investigation. Results shows age dynamic of moral judgments preferences, moral dilemma solving with different levels of motivation to achieve and be approved.

Keywords: moral development, careprinciple, justiceprinciple, adolescence and youth

Column: Developmental Psychology


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