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Ch 23: Values, Beliefs and Attitudes

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Go over the lessons in this chapter to refresh your memory on topics dealing with values, beliefs and attitudes. Carol Gilligan's theory of moral development is broken down in a fun video and supporting text lesson for your review.

Values, Beliefs and Attitudes - Chapter Summary

Brush up on Jean Piaget's four stages of cognitive development in one of the engaging chapter lessons. There's another lesson dedicated completely to attitudes, including the formation of them and the relationship between behavior and attitude. The chapter also covers the following:

  • Cultural values
  • Social norms across various ages
  • Kohlberg's stages of moral development

Each of the effective chapter videos can be watched in a short amount of time. You can use the video tags to easily come back to any of the parts in a video before you go on to another lesson. Bold print is used in lesson transcripts to clearly identify the dominant terms.

7 Lessons in Chapter 23: Values, Beliefs and Attitudes
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Jean Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development

1. Jean Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development

Jean Piaget developed a theory of cognitive development that described and explained the changes in logical thinking of children and adolescents. Within that theory, he identified four stages of cognitive development through which all learners must proceed. This lesson will introduce you to and differentiate between those stages.

Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development

2. Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development

How do people learn to make morally sound decisions? To illustrate Kohlberg's levels of moral development, we'll follow Lauren as she makes difficult decisions.

Carol Gilligan's Theory of Moral Development

3. Carol Gilligan's Theory of Moral Development

How does one choose between right and wrong? Are there differences in moral development based on gender? Psychologist Carol Gilligan proposed a theory that highlights the differences between male and female moral development.

Cultural Values: Definition, Examples & Importance

4. Cultural Values: Definition, Examples & Importance

Think about your favorite family or religious celebration. Chances are that your traditions are directly connected to the cultural values that your community has been passing down for generations.

Attitudes: Components, Formation & Measurement

5. Attitudes: Components, Formation & Measurement

Have you ever wondered how your attitudes are formed and how they affect your behavior? In this lesson, we'll take a look at some of the internal and external factors that form our attitudes and how our behavior can be affected or changed by various influences.

What Are Social Norms? Definition & Examples in Infants, Children & Adults

6. What Are Social Norms? Definition & Examples in Infants, Children & Adults

In this lesson, you will gain an understanding of social norms and define related terms. You will also examine the effects of social norms in infants, children, adolescents, and adults.

Belief Systems: Definition & Types

7. Belief Systems: Definition & Types

Do you associate with a specific religion or political party? In this lesson, we will discuss belief systems and explore the numerous ways that they influence our lives.

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