Education and Positions
Ph.D., Experimental Psychology Cambridge, UK
B.A. Hons, Natural Sciences, Cambridge, UK
Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience, Dalhousie University (1988 - present)
Canada Research Chair, University of Toronto (2003 - 2005)
Keywords: Developmental Psychology, Commonsense Psychology, Social Understanding, Theory of Mind, Prosocial Behavior
Dr. Moore has a longstanding interest in the development of social understanding and social behaviour in early childhood. His work has covered phenomena such as theory of mind, mental state language, joint attention, self-recognition, and future-oriented decision-making. Recently, his research group has studied the early development of prosocial behaviours such as sharing. HIs current focus is on charting moral development through childhood.