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stage theory

[′stāj ‚thē·ə·rē]
(neuroscience)
A theory of color vision which proposes that there are three or more types of cone receptors whose responses are conducted to higher visual centers, and that interactions occur at some stage along the conducting paths so that strong activity in one type of response inhibits that of other response paths. Also known as zone theory.
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Gilligan (1982) criticizes Kohlberg's (1981) justice based stage theory of moral development as incomplete and biased.
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Norman Holland asserts there is no evidence whatsoever of the mirror stage theory of Lacan.
The chief researcher then determined and defined appropriate linguistic features present in each word by considering the linguistic index associated with stage theory.
Key Words: Piaget's Stage Theory, Cognitive Development, Formal Operational Stage, Mathematics, Urban, Rural.
In the first paper of this section, a paper entitled "Cognitions about friends' opinions in moral information integration", Wilfried Hommers and his colleague from Wurzburg showed how two major theories of moral judgment (Kohlberg's stage theory and Anderson's theory of information integration) can be unified.
The Three Stage Theory of the History of Ancient Hebrew
Lawrence Kohlberg's cognitive stage theory of the development of moral judgment.
Synder relies on Mezirow's transformative learning theory, a stage theory that reveals phases adults go through in learning a new profession.
The modal choice will strive to compare operational modes from the point of stage theory.
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