The development of social competence and morals

by Dr Deepa Parry-Gupta and reviewed by Dr Dan Beales


Learning outcomes:


By the end of the module, we hope that you will be able to:


  • list the key theorists in the areas of moral development, social perspective-taking and social competence


  • describe the key theories in these areas, including the stages of development


  • demonstrate the clinical relevance of these areas and what may happen when development is impaired


  • identify in which groups of patients we may expect to find difficulties in these fields


  • name the brain regions involved in moral functioning.


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