Peter H. Ditto focuses on Social psychology, Morality, Moral foundations theory, Attitude change and Social cognitive theory of morality. His Social psychology research integrates issues from Test and Motivated reasoning. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Ideology and Moral reasoning.
His study in Attitude change is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Developmental psychology, Withholding Treatment, Terminal care and Affect. His work in Social cognitive theory of morality addresses subjects such as Moral psychology, which are connected to disciplines such as Social issues and Political psychology. His Moral development research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Test validity and Harm.
His primary areas of investigation include Social psychology, Politics, Morality, Ideology and Gerontology. The various areas that Peter H. Ditto examines in his Social psychology study include Developmental psychology and Motivated reasoning. Particularly relevant to Moral foundations theory is his body of work in Morality.
In his research, Belief bias and Logical reasoning is intimately related to Political psychology, which falls under the overarching field of Ideology. In the subject of general Gerontology, his work in Young adult is often linked to Elderly adults and Medical treatment, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His research in Moral disengagement tackles topics such as Moral development which are related to areas like Harm.
His main research concerns Ideology, Politics, Social psychology, Morality and Free will. Peter H. Ditto has included themes like Sustainable development, Incitement, Media bias and Scientific evidence in his Ideology study. His work in the fields of Motivated reasoning and Sectarianism overlaps with other areas such as Positive economics.
As a part of the same scientific study, Peter H. Ditto usually deals with the Social psychology, concentrating on Democracy and frequently concerns with Item response theory. His work deals with themes such as Punishment and Blame, which intersect with Morality. His Free will study deals with Punitive damages intersecting with Punishment, Distress, Mental health and Harm.
Ideology, Politics, Social psychology, Cognitive bias and Motivated reasoning are his primary areas of study. His Ideology study combines topics in areas such as Syllogism, Belief bias, Logical reasoning and Cognitive science. His Politics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Social science and MEDLINE.
His Social psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Moral responsibility, Distress, Free will, Mental health and Punitive damages. His studies in Cognitive bias integrate themes in fields like Social psychology, Empirical evidence and Political Conservatism. He frequently studies issues relating to Context and Motivated reasoning.
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Mapping the Moral Domain
Jesse Graham;Brian A. Nosek;Jonathan Haidt;Ravi Iyer.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2011)
Motivated Skepticism: Use of Differential Decision Criteria for Preferred and Nonpreferred Conclusions
Peter H. Ditto;David F. Lopez.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1992)
Moral Foundations Theory: The Pragmatic Validity of Moral Pluralism
Jesse Graham;Jonathan Haidt;Sena Koleva;Matt Motyl.
Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (2013)
Tracing the threads: How five moral concerns (especially Purity) help explain culture war attitudes
Spassena P. Koleva;Jesse Graham;Ravi Iyer;Peter H. Ditto.
Journal of Research in Personality (2012)
Motivated sensitivity to preference-inconsistent information.
Peter H. Ditto;James A. Scepansky;Geoffrey D. Munro;Anne Marie Apanovitch.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1998)
Understanding Libertarian Morality: The Psychological Dispositions of Self-Identified Libertarians
Ravi Iyer;Spassena Koleva;Jesse Graham;Peter Ditto.
PLOS ONE (2012)
Advance Directives as Acts of Communication A Randomized Controlled Trial
Peter Ditto;Joseph Danks;William Smucker;J. Bookwala.
JAMA Internal Medicine (2001)
Biased Assimilation, Attitude Polarization, and Affect in Reactions to Stereotype-Relevant Scientific Information
Geoffrey D. Munro;Peter H. Ditto.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (1997)
The motivated use of moral principles
Eric Luis Uhlmann;David A. Pizarro;David Tannenbaum;Peter H. Ditto.
Judgment and Decision Making (2009)
Judging health status: effects of perceived prevalence and personal relevance.
John B. Jemmott;Peter H. Ditto;Robert T. Croyle.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1986)
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