Research interests: Moral psychology – motivation, personality, and identity.
Walker, L. J. (2016). The moral character of heroes. In S. T. Allison, G. R. Goethals, & R. M. Kramer (Eds.), Handbook of heroism and heroic leadership. New York: Routledge.
Walker, L. J., & Frimer, J. A. (2015). Developmental trajectories of agency and communion in moral motivation. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 61, 412-439.
Walker, L. J. (2014). Moral personality, motivation, and identity. In M. Killen & J. G. Smetana (Eds.), Handbook of moral development (2nd ed., pp. 497-519). New York: Psychology Press.
Walker, L. J. (2013). Exemplars’ moral behavior is self-regarding. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 142, 27-40.
Dunlop, W. L., Walker, L. J., & Matsuba, M. K. (2013). The development of moral motivation across the adult lifespan. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 10, 285-300.
Frimer, J. A., Walker, L. J., Lee, B. H., Riches, A., & Dunlop, W. L. (2012). Hierarchical integration of agency and communion: A study of influential moral figures. Journal of Personality, 80, 1117-1145.
PSYC349 Honours Seminar Sections
Orientation to psychological research, with special emphasis on ongoing research within the department; effective presentation of research findings, oral and written; critical evaluation of research. Requires a research project.
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PSYC449 Honours Seminar and Essay Sections
Students carry out a research project and report on its development during seminars. Students also discuss research by Departmental staff, with emphasis on choice of problems, research design and data analysis.
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