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ERIC Number: EJ438426
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-7240
The Physiology of Moral Maturity.
Hemming, James
Journal of Moral Education, v20 n2 p127-37 1991
Discusses an evolutionary approach to human morality. Emphasizes the rapid development of brain weight, neural circuits, and synaptic systems during early childhood. Concludes that the human brain has resources for generating responsible, caring behavior but must be nurtured and educated. Urges that moral training in a proper social climate be nourished through brain development. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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