Jen Cole Wright
Full Curriculum Vitae
PUBLICATIONS Copies posted here or available upon request
Wright, J.C., McWhite, C., & Grandjean, P. (in press). The cognitive mechanisms of intolerance: Do our meta-ethical commitments matter? Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Vol 1 (Eds T. Lombrozo, S. Nichols, and J. Knobe).
Wright, J.C., & Nichols, R. (in press). The effects of religiosity on moral appraisal: The social cost of atheism. Journal of Cognition and Culture.
Wright, J.C. (2012): Tracking instability in our philosophical judgments: Is it intuitive?, Philosophical Psychology, DOI:10.1080/09515089.2012.672172. (online version)
Wright, J.C. (2012). Children's and adolescents' tolerance for divergent beliefs: Exploring the cognitive and affective dimensions of moral conviction in our youth. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 30(4), 493-510.
Wright, J.C. & Sarkissian, H. (2012). Folk meta-ethical commitments. In Philosophy: Traditional and Experimental Readings, F. Allhof, R. Mallon, & S. Nichols (Eds). Oxford University Press.
Baril, G., & Wright, J.C. (2012) Different types of moral cognition: Moral stages versus moral foundations. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 468-473. (online version).
Wright, J.C., Grandjean, P., & McWhite, C. (2012). The meta-ethical grounding of our moral beliefs: Evidence for meta-ethical pluralism. Philosophical Psychology. iFirst, 1-26, DOI:10.1080/09515089.2011.633751. (online version).
Sarkissian, H. Parks, J., Tien, D., Wright, J.C., & Knobe. J. (2011). Folk moral relativism. Mind & Language, 26:4, 482-505.
Wright, J.C., & Baril, G. (2011).
role of cognitive resources in determining our moral intuitions: Are
we all liberals at heart?
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1007-1012.
Wright, J.C. (2010). On intuitional stability: The clear, the strong, and the paradigmatic. Cognition, 115:3, 419-503.
Bartsch, K., Wright, J.C., &
Estes, D. (2010).
Young children's persuasion in everyday
conversation: Tactics and attunement to others' mental states.
Social Development, 19:2, 394-416.
Wright, J.C. (2009). Appiah's Experiments in Ethics: A review. Journal of Moral Education, 38:1, 118-120.
Wright, J.C., & Bengson, J. (2009). Asymmetries in judgments of responsibility and intentional action. Mind & Language, 24:1, 24-50.
Bengson, J., Moffett, M., & Wright, J.C. (2009). The folk on knowing how. Philosophical Studies, 142:3, 387-401.
Wright, J.C., Cullum, J., & Schwab,
The cognitive and affective dimensions of moral
conviction: Implications for attitudinal and
behavioral measures of
interpersonal tolerance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34:11, 1461-1476.
Wright, J.C. (2008). The role of moral perception in mature moral agency. In J. Winewski (Ed.), pp. 1-24, Moral Perception, Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge, MA.
Wright, J.C., & Bartsch, K. (2008). Portraits of early moral sensibility in two children's everyday conversation. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 54, 56-85.
Bartsch, K., & Wright, J.C. (2005). Towards an intuitionist account of moral development [commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28, 546-547.
Wright, J.C. (2004). Gilligan's theory of feminine morality. N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development, SAGE Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Manuscripts Currently under Review Copies available upon request
Wright, J. C. Meta-ethical pluralism: Evidence for moral incoherence - or something else?
Wright, J.C., Hoffmann, H., & Coen, O., On the value integration of successfully reformed ex-convicts: A comparison with moral exemplars.
Wright, J.C., Kastner, R., DiBartolo, M., Galizio, A., & Reinhold, E. Judge no evil, see no evil: People visually attend to the benefactors of their moral judgments.
Wright, J.C., & Baril, G. Our expanding circle of concern: The role of dispositional vs. situational threat-sensitivity in our moral judgments.
Manuscripts in Progress
Wright, J.C. Re-thinking the structure and function of the moral foundations. Special Edition of the Journal of Moral Education.
Wright, J.C. Meta-ethical pluralism: Implications for the moral domain.
Wright, J.C., Shirey,
L., Ridenhour, M., & Specter, H.
Children's sensitivity to group membership and social hierarchy cues
in their stories
about animated 3D
objects' social interactions.
Books in Progress
Wright, J.C. & Sarkissian, H. (Eds). Advances in Experimental Moral Psychology. Continuum Press: New York
Other (Unpublished) Papers Copies available upon request
The role of reasoning and intuition in moral judgment: A review
The problem with principles: Towards a skill-based account of mature moral judgments
Wright, J.C., Weissglass, D., & Casey, V. Imaginative role-play gaming as a medium for moral development: Dungeons & Dragons as a moral training ground
Wright, J. C., Rodgers, T., Saulpaugh, K., West, J., & Hopkins, M. Located in the thin of it: Young children's use of thin moral concepts
Inside the Mind of an Academic (CofC Magazine -- Spring, 2011)
"Wright-Wing" Politics (Boston Globe, Gareth Cook -- July, 2011)