Chris Moore



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Phone: (902) 494-3458
Fax: (902) 494-6585
Mailing Address: 
Dalhousie University Life Sciences Centre 6287 Alumni Crescent P.O. Box 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Development

Dr. Moore is not accepting any new research students or personnel into his group for the foreseeable future.

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.