2000 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)
His scientific interests lie mostly in Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Moral development, Moral reasoning and Morality. All of his Social psychology and Moral disengagement and Personality investigations are sub-components of the entire Social psychology study. His study in Moral disengagement focuses on Social cognitive theory of morality in particular.
His Social cognitive theory of morality study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Moral psychology and Moral authority. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Cognition and Child development. The various areas that Lawrence J. Walker examines in his Morality study include Agency, Gender studies and Dilemma.
Lawrence J. Walker mostly deals with Social psychology, Moral development, Developmental psychology, Moral disengagement and Social cognitive theory of morality. His Social psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Agency, Internalism and externalism and Morality. His Moral development research incorporates themes from Socialization, Higher education, Cognition, Moral reasoning and Child development.
Lawrence J. Walker studies Lawrence Kohlberg's stages of moral development which is a part of Moral reasoning. As a part of the same scientific study, Lawrence J. Walker usually deals with the Developmental psychology, concentrating on Cognitive development and frequently concerns with Cognitive psychology. He has researched Moral disengagement in several fields, including Moral psychology, Ideology and Moral character.
Lawrence J. Walker spends much of his time researching Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Personality, Moral disengagement and Moral development. His Social psychology study combines topics in areas such as Agency, Internalism and externalism and Morality. He works mostly in the field of Developmental psychology, limiting it down to topics relating to Big Five personality traits and, in certain cases, Self and Self narratives.
Specifically, his work in Moral disengagement is concerned with the study of Social cognitive theory of morality. His work deals with themes such as Goal orientation, Framing and Individualism, which intersect with Moral development. His study connects Moral reasoning and Moral psychology.
Lawrence J. Walker mostly deals with Social psychology, Personality, Developmental psychology, Moral disengagement and Morality. Lawrence J. Walker is interested in Identity formation, which is a branch of Social psychology. His Personality research includes elements of Moral development and Agency.
His study in the fields of Social cognitive theory of morality under the domain of Moral development overlaps with other disciplines such as Social distance. The concepts of his Developmental psychology study are interwoven with issues in Religiosity, Empathy and Religious identity. His Moral disengagement research integrates issues from Moral psychology and Moral reasoning.
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Sex Differences in the Development of Moral Reasoning: A Critical Review.
Lawrence J. Walker.
Child Development (1984)
Naturalistic conceptions of moral maturity
Lawrence J. Walker;Russell C. Pitts.
Developmental Psychology (1998)
Family Interactions and the Development of Moral Reasoning.
Lawrence J. Walker;John H. Taylor.
Child Development (1991)
Moral Stages and Moral Orientations in Real-Life and Hypothetical Dilemmas.
Lawrence J. Walker;Brian de Vries;Shelley D. Trevethan.
Child Development (1987)
A longitudinal study of moral reasoning.
Lawrence J. Walker.
Child Development (1989)
Moral personality of brave and caring exemplars.
Lawrence J. Walker;Jeremy A. Frimer.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2007)
Differing conceptions of moral exemplarity: just, brave, and caring.
Lawrence J. Walker;Karl H. Hennig.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2004)
Cognitive and Perspective-Taking Prerequisites for Moral Development.
Lawrence J. Walker.
Child Development (1980)
The integration of agency and communion in moral personality: Evidence of enlightened self-interest.
Jeremy A. Frimer;Lawrence J. Walker;William L. Dunlop;Brenda H. Lee.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2011)
Parent and Peer Contexts for Children's Moral Reasoning Development
Lawrence J. Walker;Karl H. Hennig;Tobias Krettenauer.
Child Development (2000)
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