Is The Stimulation of Moral Competence with KMDD® Well-suited for Our Brain? A Perspective From Neuroethics

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Małgorzata Steć

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This article is an attempt to show that the KMDD® method is the best for both our brain and our moral functioning, which undoubtedly has its basis in the brain. At the same time, it is an attempt to draw attention to the importance of planning interventions (e.g. at the educational level) which stimulate moral development in accordance with the psychological and neurobiological functioning of an individual. The paper briefly presents the neuropsychological context of moral functioning, and then a series of arguments in support of the thesis that the scientifically proven effectiveness of using the KMDD® method has its support in adapting the method not only to one's pattern of individual behavior, but also to the proper functioning of one's brain.

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Steć, M. (2018). Is The Stimulation of Moral Competence with KMDD® Well-suited for Our Brain? A Perspective From Neuroethics. ETHICS IN PROGRESS, 8(2), 44-58. https://doi.org/10.14746/eip.2017.2.4
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Małgorzata Steć, Jesuit University Ignatianum

Małgorzata Steć, PhD in philosophy (ethics), clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist and developmental psychologist, ethicist and an IB-Programme teacher, certified teacher of the Konstanz Method of Dilemma-Discussion (KMDD®). Currently working on dissertation in at the Jagiellonian University. Head of the Department of Ethics of Psychologists at the Institute of Psychology of the Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow in Poland. Contact: malgorzata.stec@ignatianum.edu.pl

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