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  • Mapping moral motives : Approach, avoidance, and political orientation 

    Janoff-Bulman, Ronnie; Sheikh, Sana; Baldacci, Kate (2008-07) - Journal article
    Recent critiques of moral psychology and the contemporary culture wars highlight the need for a better understanding of diverse moral perspectives. A model of moral motives is proposed. The fundamental approach-avoidance ...
  • Paradoxical consequences of prohibitions 

    Sheikh, Sana; Janoff-Bulman, Ronnie (2013-08) - Journal article
    Explanations based in attribution theory claim that strong external controls such as parental restrictiveness and punishment undermine moral internalization. In contrast, three studies provide evidence that parental ...
  • Proscriptive versus prescriptive morality : Two faces of moral regulation 

    Janoff-Bulman, Ronnie; Sheikh, Sana; Hepp, Sebastian (2009-03) - Journal article
    A distinction is made between two forms of morality on the basis of approach–avoidance differences in self-regulation. Prescriptive morality is sensitive to positive outcomes, activation-based, and focused on what we should ...
  • The "shoulds" and "should nots" of moral emotions : A self-regulatory perspective on shame and guilt 

    Sheikh, Sana; Janoff-Bulman, Ronnie (2010-02) - Journal article
    A self-regulatory framework for distinguishing between shame and guilt was tested in three studies. Recently, two forms of moral regulation based on approach versus avoidance motivation have been proposed in the literature. ...
  • Tracing the self-regulatory bases of moral emotions 

    Sheikh, Sana; Janoff-Bulman, Ronnie (2010-10) - Journal article
    In this article we explore a self-regulatory perspective on the self-evaluative moral emotions, shame and guilt. Broadly conceived, self-regulation distinguishes between two types of motivation: approach/activation and ...