Title of PhD: Moral condemnation and blame: The use of additional information
Supervisors: Dr Kimberly Quinn, Dr Sarah Beck, Dr Roger Giner-Sorolla
Nina is interested in moral condemnation and the development of counterfactual blame judgements. This research involves examining both adults’ and children’s moral judgements, and when people want or need additional information as a function of their emotional reaction to the moral violation.
Powell NL, Guttentag RE. Biases in children’s and adults’ moral judgments. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2012; In press.
Powell NL, Zumbe S, Quinn KA. Is It Worth the Effort? Moral Elevation without Outcome Knowledge Does Not Promote Helping. Psychological Science, 2012; Under review.
Powell NL, Beck SR, Giner-Sorolla R, Quinn KA. Reactions to harm and purity violations: Moral condemnation and desire to know more. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 2012; Under review.
Powell NL, Quinn KA, Beck SR. Comparing regret and understanding of blame in children and adults. In preparation.
Symposium presentation, Society for Research on Child Development, Denver, Colorado, 2009
Poster Presentation, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, Texas, 2010
Research Talk, European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden, 2011
Research Talk, European Social Cognition Network, Sligo, Ireland, 2011
Presentation, Parenting Science Series at University of Kent, Canterbury, 2011