Chris Moore


Phone: (902) 494-3458
Fax: (902) 494-6585
Mailing Address: 
Dalhousie University Life Sciences Centre 1355 Oxford Street P.O. Box 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Development

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)

Research Interests

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.