People /children construct moral beliefs by what they see and are taught what is right and what is wrong. There for upon entering a classroom a child s behavior will reflect beliefs taught at home and beliefs can sometimes be obscured or in correct. Often judgments made come from negative impacts and antisocial behaviors children may have seen and carry them into adulthood.
Often time’s children don’t know why they have made a bad decision and do not relate it to the fact that it was a negative impact in their lifetime. They are not able to observe the workings of their own minds. The behaviors are unconscious. Usually this occurs in Piaget’s sensorimotor stage. As Children get older their exposure to different environments can change the way they view different events. As children reach the formal operational stage because they are learning to think in a larger way in the way that children may be learning to be empathetic to others thoughts and emotions. Reasoning is becoming more natural. This
In the article “Psychological Review “ (Telling More than WE Can Know: Verbal reports on mental processes), explains the lack of being able to report on one’s own cognitive process as dealing with cognitive dissonance. Which is not published or comes from literature. It also describes this process of not being able to give a response to what may have stimulated a reaction.
One way we use cognitive processes is in our every day life. Some times we learn new things and other times we have to unlearn some behaviors that are not safe or our limitations.
There are times when we judge; we already have perceptions that have already been formed. When behaviors we see don’t align with what we think is ok or not we make our judgment according to that.
When learning, which we do every…