Publications

Here is a summary of publications related to Center on Adolescence research by faculty, research staff, graduate students, and former students and visitors.

Damon, W., Bronk, K. C., Porter, T. (Published online May 15, 2015). Youth entrepreneurship. In R. Scott and S. Kosslyn (Eds.) Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource. New York: John Wiley and Sons. DOI: 10.1002/9781118900772
Malin, H., Liauw, I., and Damon, W. (2017). Purpose and Character Development in Early Adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. DOI 10.1007/s10964-017-0642-3
Han, H., Chen, J., Jeong, C., & Glover, G.H. (2016). Influence of the cortical midline structures on moral emotion and motivation in moral decision-making. Behavioural Brain Research, 302, 237-251. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2016.01.001
Han, H. (2016). How can neuroscience contribute to moral philosophy, psychology and education based on Aristotelian virtue ethics? International Journal of Ethics Education (online). DOI:10.1007/s40889-016-0016-9
Moran, S. (2016). What Do Teachers Think about Youth Purpose? Journal of Education for Teaching (42)5. DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2016.1226556
Kuusisto, E., Gholami, K. & Tirri, K. (2016 ). Finnish and Iranian teachers’ views on their competence to teach purpose. Journal of Education for Teaching 42(5). DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2016.1226553
Tirri, K., Moran, S. & Mariano, J. (2016). Education for purposeful teaching around the world. Journal of Education for Teaching 42(5). DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2016.1226551
Tirri, K. & Kuusisto, E. (2016). Finnish student teachers’ perceptions on the role of purpose in teaching. Journal of Education for Teaching 42(5). DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2016.1226552
Araujo, U. F., Arantes, V. A., Danza, H. C., Pinheiro, V. P. G. & Garbin, M (2016). Principles and methods to guide education for purpose: a Brazilian experience. Journal of Education for Teaching 42(5). DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2016.1226554
Jang, F., Lin, S., & Mariano, J. M. (2016). The influence of Chinese college teachers’ competence for purpose support on students’ purpose development. Journal of Education for Teaching 42(5). DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2016.1226555
Quinn, Brandy P. (2016). Learning from the wisdom of practice: teachers’ educational purposes as pathways to supporting adolescent purpose in secondary classrooms. Journal of Education for Teaching 42(5). DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2016.1226557
Araujo, U. F. (2016). Citizenship Education and Social Participation in an Unequal Society: The Case of Brazil. In A. Peterson, R. Hattam, M. Zembylas, and J. Arthur (Eds.) The Palgrave International Handbook of Education for Citizenship and Social Justice, (pp 327-345). London, Macmillan Publishers Ltd. DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-51507-0
Ballard, P. J., Malin, H., Porter, T., Colby, A., & Damon, W. (2015, Published online 02 Apr). Motivations for civic participation among diverse youth: More similarities than differences. Research in Human Development, 12(1-2), 63-83. DOI: 10.1080/15427609.2015.1010348
Ballard, P.J., Pavlova, M.K., Silbereisen, R.K. & Damon, W. (2015, Published online 02 Apr). Diverse routes to civic participation across ages and cultures: An introduction. Research in Human Development, 12(1-2), 1-9. DOI: 10.1080/15427609.2015.1010341
Malin, H. (2015). Arts Participation as a Context for Youth Purpose. Studies in Art Education, 56(3), 268-280. DOI: 10.1080/00393541.2015.11518968
Han, H. (2015). Virtue Ethics, Positive Psychology, and a New Model of Science and Engineering Ethics Education. Science and Engineering Ethics, 21(2), 441-460. DOI: 10.1007/s11948-014-959-7
Malin, H., Tirri, K., & Liauw, I. (2015). Adolescent moral motivations for civic engagement: Clues to the political gender gap? Journal of Moral Education 44(1), 34-50. DOI: 10.1080/03057240.2015.1014324
Ballard, P.J., Caccavale, L., & Buchanan, C.M. (2015). Civic orientation in cultures of privilege: What role do schools play? Youth & Society, 47(1), 70-94. DOI: 10.1177/0044118X14538464
Malin, H., Ballard, P. J., & Damon, W. (2015). Civic purpose: An integrated construct for understanding civic development in adolescence. Human Development 58(2), 103-130. DOI:10.1159/000381655.
Han, H. (2015). Purpose as a Moral Virtue for Flourishing. Journal of Moral Education, 44(3), 291-309. DOI: 10.1080/03057240.2015.1040383
Damon, W. and Colby, A. (2015). The Power of Ideals. New York, Oxford University Press.
Köse, Tuba Çengelci (2015). Character Education of Adolescents: A Case Study of a Research Center. Education and Science, 40(179), 295-306. DOI: 10.15390/EB.2015.2648
McDevitt, M. (2015). 'Political Parenting' Can Be a Counter to Incivility. Education Week.
Araújo, U. F.; Arantes, V. A.; Klein, A. M.; & Grandino, P. J. (2014, January-April). Youth purpose and life goals of students engaged in community and social activities. Revista Internacional d'Humanitats, 30, p. 119-128.
Moran, S. (2014 ). What “purpose” means to youth: Are there cultures of purpose? Applied Developmental Science, 18(3), 1-13. Preview Full text HTML PDF Access options DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2014.924359
Han, H., & Jeong, C. (2014). Improving Epistemological Beliefs and Moral Judgment through an STS-Based Science Ethics Education Program. Science and Engineering Ethics 20(1), 197-220. DOI: 10.1007/s11948-013-9429-4.
Bundick, M., & Tirri, K. (2014). Student perceptions of teacher support and competencies for fostering youth purpose and positive youth development: Perspectives from two countries. Applied Developmental Science (18)3, 148-162. DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2014.924357
Malin, H., Reilly, T. S., Quinn, B., and Moran, S. (2014). Adolescent purpose development: Exploring empathy, discovering roles, shifting priorities, and creating pathways. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24(1), 186–199. DOI: 10.1111/jora.12051
Han, H., Glover, G. H., & Jeong, C. (2014). Cultural Influences on the Neural Correlate of Moral Decision Making Processes. Behavioural Brain Research, 259, 215-228. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.11.012
Ballard, P. J. (2014). What Motivates Youth Civic Involvement? Journal of Adolescent Research (available online) 29 (4), 439-464. DOI: 10.1177/0743558413520224
Geldhof, G. J., Porter, T., Weiner, M., Malin, H., Bronk, K., Agans, J., Mueller, M. K., Damon, W., & Lerner, R. M. (2014). Fostering youth entrepreneurship: Preliminary findings from the Young Entrepreneurs Study. Journal of Research on Adolescence 24(3) 431–446. DOI 10.1111/jora.12086
Damon, W. (2014). A Nation of Entrepreneurs? Defining Ideas, A Hoover Institution (online) Journal.
Geldhof, J., Malin, H., Johnson, S. K., Porter, T., Bronk, K. C., Weiner, M. B., Agans, J. P., Mueller, M. K., Hunt, D., Colby, A., Lerner, R., & Damon, W. (2014). Entrepreneurship in young adults: Initial findings from the Young Entrepreneurs Study. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology (35)5 410-421. DOI: 10.1016/j.appdev.2014.07.003.
Moran, S., Bundick, M., Malin, H., & Reilly, T. (2013). How supportive of their specific purposes do youth believe their family and friends are? Journal of Adolescent Research, 28(3), 348-377. DOI: 10.1177/0743558412457816
Jeong, C. and Han, H. (2013). Exploring the relationship between virtue ethics and moral identity. Ethics & Behavior, 23(1), 44-56. DOI: 10.1080/10508422.2012.714245
Porter, T. (2013). Moral & political identity, and civic engagement in adolescents. Journal of Moral Education. DOI: 10.1080/03057240.2012.761133
Miller, A. (2013). Japan's ambivalence toward corporal punishment. Japan Today.
Kariya, T (A. Miller & J. Rappleye, Co-trans.) (2013). Education Reform and Social Class in Japan. New York, NY: Routledge/University of Tokyo.
Barber, C., Mueller, C. T., and Ogata, S. (2013). Volunteerism as purpose: Examining the long-term predictors of continued community engagement. Educational Psychology (online): An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/01443410.2013.772775
Miller, A. (2013). For Basketball Court and Company Cubicle: New Expectations for University Athletes and Corporate Employees in Japan. Japanese Studies, 33:1, 63-81. DOI: 10.1080/10371397.2013.785627.
Damon, W. and Colby, A. (2013). Why a true account of human development requires exemplar research. In M. K. Matsuba, P. E. King, & K. C. Bronk (Eds.), Exemplar methods and research: Strategies for investigation. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 142, 13–25..
Yeager, D.S., Bundick, M.J. & Johnson, R. (2012, available online). The role of future work goal motives in adolescent identity development: A longitudinal mixed-methods investigation. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 37(3), 206–217.
Quinn, B. (2012, available online). Other-oriented purpose: The potential roles of beliefs about the world and other people. Youth & Society. DOI: 10.1177/0044118X12452435.
Reilly, T. S. and Damon, W. (2012). Understanding purpose through interviews. In J. Froh and A. Parks (Eds.), Activities for Teaching Positive Psychology: A Guide for Instructors (pp 45-52). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
Han, H. (2012). Book review-Lost in transition: The dark side of emerging adulthood. Journal of Moral Education, 41(1), 145-147.
Damon, W. (2012). The Death of Honesty. Defining Ideas, A Hoover Institution (online) Journal.
Miller, Aaron L. (2012). Youth Sports Injury Prevention: Suggestions from the US for Japan. Mitsubishi Research Institute for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.
Damon, William (2012). Failing Liberty 101. Educational Leadership 69(7), 22-28.
Jahromi, P., Crocetti, E., and Buchanan, C. (2012). A cross-cultural examination of adolescent civic engagement: Comparing Italian and American community-oriented and political involvement. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 40:1, 22-36. DOI: 10.1080/10852352.2012.633065
Crocetti, E., Jahromi, P., and Meeus, W. (2012). Identity and civic engagement in adolescence. Journal of Adolescence 35(3):521-32. DOI:10.1016/j.adolescence.2011.08.003
Damon, W. (2012). Why We Can't All Just Get Along. Defining Ideas, A Hoover Institution (online) Journal.
Mariano, J. M., & Vaillant, G. E. (2012). Youth purpose among the “greatest generation.” Journal of Positive Psychology, 7(4), 281-293. DOI: 10.1080/17439760.2012.686624
Lerner, R., and Damon, W. (2012). Entrepreneurship in adolescence: A relational developmental systems approach. International Journal of Developmental Science, 6:3, 15-34. DOI: 10.3233/DEV-2012-12107
Tirri, K. & Ubani, M. (2012). Education of Finnish Student Teachers for Purposeful Teaching. The Journal for the Education of Teaching 38(5). DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2012.733188
Tirri, K. (2012). The core of school pedagogy: Finnish teachers’ views on the educational purposefulness of their teaching.s. In Niemi, H., Toom, A. & Kallioniemi, A. (Eds.). Miracle of education: The principles and practices of teaching and learning in Finnish schools. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers pp. 55-66.
Porter, T. (2012). Engage young voters. The Wichita Eagle, March 11.
Mariano, J. M., and Going, J. (2011). Youth purpose and positive youth development. In R. Lerner and J. Lerner (Eds.), Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Vol. 41. Boston, MA: Elsevier. pp. 39-68.
Mariano, J. M. (2011). The psychological requirements of inclusion: A positive youth development view. In P. Jones, J. Carr, & J. Fauske (Eds.), Leading for inclusion (pp 81-102). New York, NY: Teacher’s College Press.
Yeager, D.S., Trzesniewski, K., Tirri, K., Nokelainen, P. and Dweck, C. (2011). Adolescents’ implicit theories predict desire for vengeance after remembered and hypothetical peer conflicts: Correlational and experimental evidence. Developmental Psychology, 47(4), 1090-1107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0023769
Tirri, K. and Nokelainen, P. (2011). Measuring multiple intelligences and moral sensitivities in education. Rotterdam/Taipei: SensePublishers.
Moran, S. (2011). Commentary: Assessing and developing multiple intelligences purposefully. In K. Tirri and P. Nokelainen, Measuring multiple intelligences and moral sensitivities in education, 121-134. Rotterdam/Taipei: SensePublishers.
Jahromi, P. (2011). SRCD Civic Development Preconference Report. SRCD Developments, 54(3), 12.
Miller, A. (2011). In D. B. Willis and J. Rappleye (Eds.), Reimagining Japanese education: Borders, transfers, circulations, and the comparative Oxford (pp. 171-192). UK: Symposium Books.
Malin, H. (2011). America as a philosophy: Implications for the development of American identity among today's youth. Applied Developmental Science, 15(2), 54-60. DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2011.560805
Jahromi, P. (2011). American identity in the USA: Youth perspectives. Applied Developmental Science, 15(2), 79-93. DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2011.560811
Benninga, J. and Quinn, B. (2011). Enhancing American identity and citizenship in schools. Applied Developmental Science, 15(2), 104-110. DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2011.560816
Finch, W. H., and Bronk, K. C. (2011). Conducting confirmatory latent class analysis using MPlus. Journal of Structural Equation Modeling 18(1), 132- 151.
Malin, H. (2011). American identity development and citizenship education: A summary of perspectives and call for new research. Applied Developmental Science, 15(2), 111-116. DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2011.560817
Nikolayenko, O. (2011). Citizens in the making in post-Soviet states. New York, Routledge.
Nikolayenko, O. (2011). American identity development and citizenship education: A summary of perspectives and call for new research. Youth & Society, 43(1) 64-89. DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2011.560817
Bundick, M. J. (2011). Extracurricular activities, positive youth development, and the role of meaningfulness of engagement. Journal of Positive Psychology, 6, 57-74. DOI: 10.1080/17439760.2010.536775
Miller, Aaron L. (2011). Taibatsu: From educational solution to social problem to marginalized non-issue.ting thriving in adolescence. In R. Goodman, Y. Imoto, and T. Toivonen (Eds.) A Sociology of Japanese Youth: From Returnees to NEETs (pp. 81-97). London: Routledge.
Damon, W. (2011). The Education of Steve Jobs. Defining Ideas, A Hoover Institution (online) Journal (Also cited on the Huffington Post.)
Miller, A. (2011). From Bushidō to science: A new pedagogy of sports coaching in Japan. Japan Forum, 23(3), 385-406. DOI: 10.1080/09555803.2011.597054
Quinn, B. (2011). The school as a democratic community. Applied Developmental Science, 15(2), 94-97. DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2011.560812
Tirri, K. (2011). Holistic school pedagogy and values: Finnish teachers’ and students’ perspectives. International Journal of Educational Research 50(3), 159-165. DOI:10.1016/j.ijer.2011.07.010
Mariano, J. M., Going, J., Schrock, K., & Sweeting, K. (2011). Youth purpose and the perception of social supports among African-American girls. Journal of Youth Studies, 14(8), 921-928.
Koshy, S. I., & Mariano, J. M. (2011). Promoting youth purpose: A review of the literature. New Directions for Youth Development, 132, 13-29. DOI: 10.1002/yd.425
Mariano, J. M. (Issue Ed.) (2011). Support and instruction for youth purpose. New Directions for Youth Development, 132.
Mariano, J. M., Going, J., Schrock, K., & Sweeting, K. (2011). Youth purpose and the perception of social supports among African-American girls. Journal of Youth Studies, 14(8), 921-928. DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2011.609537
Mariano, J. M. (2011). The psychological requirements of inclusion: A positive youth development view In P. Jones, J. Carr, & J. Fauske (Eds.). Leading for Inclusion: How Schools Can Build on the Strengths of All Learners, pp. 81-102..
Colby, A., Ehrlich, T, Sullivan, W. M., and Dolle, J. R.. (2011). Rethinking Undergraduate Business Education: Liberal Learning for the Profession. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass
Tirri, K. (2010). Combining excellence and ethics: Implications for moral education for the gifted. Roeper Review, 33(1), 59–64. DOI: 10.1080/02783193.2011.530207
Bronk, K. C., Finch, W. H. and Talib, T. (2010). Purpose in life among high ability adolescents. High Ability Studies 21(2), 133-145.
Tirri, K. (2010). Motivation and giftedness. High Ability Studies 21(2), 77-80.
Nokelainen, P. and Tirri, K. (2010). Role of motivation in the moral and religious judgment of mathematically gifted adolescents. High Ability Studies, 21(2), 101-116.
Moran, S. (2010). Changing the world: Tolerance and creativity aspirations among American youth. High Ability Studies 21(2), 117-132. DOI: 10.1080/13598139.2010.525342
Tirri, K. and Quinn, B. (2010). Exploring the role of religion and spirituality in the development of purpose: Case studies of purposeful youth. British Journal of Religious Education 32(3) 201-214. DOI: 10.1080/13598139.2010.525342
Bundick, M. J., Yeager, D. Y., King, P., and Damon, W. (2010). Thriving across the life span. In W. F. Overton and R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of lifespan development, 882-923. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Bronk, K. C. (2010). Educating for good work. In H. Gardner (Ed.) Good Work: Theory and practice (pp. 213-226). Cambridge, MA: GoodWork Project.
Bronk, K. C. and Finch, W. H. (2010). Adolescent characteristics by type of long-term aim in life. Applied Developmental Science, 14(1), 1-10. DOI: 10.1080/10888690903510331
Miller, A. and Toivonen, T. (2010). To Discipline or Accommodate? On the Rehabilitation of Japanese ‘Problem Youth.' The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus
Miller, A. (2010). Taibatsu: 'Corporal punishment' in Japanese socio-cultural context. Japan Forum, 21: 2, 233 — 254. DOI: 10.1080/09555801003679140
Mariano, J. M., and Savage, J. (2009). Exploring the language of youth purpose: References to positive states and coping styles by adolescents with different kinds of purpose. Journal of Research in Character Education, 7(1), 1-24.
Moran, S. (2009). Purpose: Giftedness in intrapersonal intelligence. High Ability Studies, 20(2) 143-159. DOI: 10.1080/13598130903358501
Reilly, T. S. (2009). Talent, purpose, and goal orientations: Case studies of talented adolescents. High Ability Studies. 20(2) 161-172. DOI: 10.1080/13598130903358519
Tirri, K. (2009). Character education and giftedness. High Ability Studies. 20(2) 117-119. DOI: 10.1080/13598130903358469
Holm, K., Nokelainen, P. and Tirri, K. (2009). Relationship of gender and academic achievement to Finnish students’ intercultural sensitivity. High Ability Studies. 20(2) 187-200. DOI: 10.1080/13598130903358543
Yeager, D. and Bundick, M. (2009). The role of purposeful work goals in promoting meaning in life and in schoolwork during adolescence. Journal of Adolescent Research 24(4), 423-452. DOI: 10.1177/0743558409336749
Damon, W. (2009). The why question: Teachers can instill a sense of purpose. Education Next, 9(3), 84.
Hanhimäki, E. and Tirri, K. (2009). Ethically sensitive teaching in critical incidents at school. The Journal of Education for Teaching, 35(2), 107-121. DOI: 10.1080/02607470902770880
Van der Zee, T. and Tirri, K. (Eds.) (2009). Research on religious and spiritual education. Journal of Empirical Theology, 22, 1-4.
Hirsto, L. and Tirri, K. (2009). Motivational approaches to studying theology in relation to spirituality. Journal of Empirical Theology, 22, 88-102.
Bronk, K. C., Hill, P., Lapsley, D., Talib, T., and Finch, W. H. (2009). Purpose, hope, and life satisfaction in three age groups. Journal of Positive Psychology 4(6), 500-510. DOI: 10.1080/17439760903271439
Damon, W. (2008, Fall). The young and the restless. Hoover Digest: Research and Opinion on Public Policy (4), 135. (Chinese translation 2009.)
Bronk, K.C (2008). Early adolescents' conceptions of the good life and the good person. Adolescence, 43(172), 713-732.
Bronk, K.C. (2008). Humility among adolescent purpose exemplars. Journal of Research on Character Education, 6(1), 35-51.
Damon, W. (2008). The path to purpose: How young people find their calling in life. New York: The Free Press.
Damon, W. and Lerner, R. (Eds.) (2008). Child and adolescent development: An advanced text. New York: John Wiley and Sons.
Damon, W. (2008). The moral north star. Educational Leadership, 66, 8-12.
Damon, W. (2008). Education and the path to purpose: An open letter to the next president. Independent School, 68(1), 61-64.
Damon, W. (2008). What schools and colleges must do to prepare students for citizenship. In P. Levine and J. Youniss (Eds.) CIRCLE Working Paper 45: Youth and Civic Engagement: An Institutional Turn, 7-9. College Park, MD: CIRCLE.
Lies, J., Bronk, K. C., and Mariano, J. M. (2008). The community contribution to moral development and character. In D. Narvaez and L. Nucci (Eds.), Handbook on moral and character education, (pp. 520-536). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Mariano, J. M. and Damon, W. (2008). The role of spirituality and religious faith in the development of purpose in adolescence. In R. M. Lerner, R. W. Roeser, and E. Phelps (Eds.), Positive youth development and spirituality: From theory to research (pp. 210-230). West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press.
Tirri, K. (Ed.) (2008). Educating moral sensibilities in urban schools. Rotterdam/Taipei: SensePublishers.
Tirri, K. and Nokelainen, P. (2008). Identification of multiple intelligences with the Multiple Intelligence Profiling Questionnaire III. Psychology Science Quarterly, 50(2), 206-221.
Hanhimäki, E. and Tirri, K. (2008). The moral role and characteristics of Finnish urban school principals. Journal of Research in Character Education, 6(1), 53-65.
Tirri, K. (2008). Who should teach gifted students? Revista Espanola de pedagogia 66(240), 315-324.
Tirri, K., Nokelainen, P., and Holm, K. (2008). Ethical sensitivity of Finnish Lutheran 7th-9th grade students. In F. Oser and W. Veugelers (Eds.), Getting involved: Global citizenship development and sources of moral values (pp. 327-341). Rotterdam/Taipei: SensePublishers..
Tirri, K. (2008). Introduction. In K. Tirri (Ed.), Educating moral sensibilities in urban schools (pp. ix-xv). Rotterdam/Taipei: SensePublishers.
Holm, K., Tirri, K., Hanhimäki, E. (2008). How are human rights observed in schools? In K. Tirri (Ed.), Educating moral sensibilities in urban schools (pp. 127-143). Rotterdam/Taipei: SensePublishers.
Tirri, K. (2008). Spirituality as an expression of post-secular religiosity. In H-G. Ziebertz and U. Riegel (Eds.), Europe: Secular or post-secular? (pp. 155-166). Muenster: Lit Publisher.
Tirri, K. (2008). Ethical sensitivity and giftedness. In T. Balchin (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Gifted Education (pp. 134-140). London: Routledge.
Damon, W. and Bronk, K. C. (2007). Taking ultimate responsibility. In H. Gardner (Ed.), Responsibility at work: How leading professionals act (or don't act) responsibly. (pp. 21-42). San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
Mariano, J. M. (2007). The relationship of purpose to character strengths in emerging adulthood. Dissertation AbstractsI International. (UMI No. 324590).
Tirri, K. (2007). Spirituelle empfindsamkeit junger erwachsener. In A. A. Bucher (Ed.), Moral, Religion, Politik: Psychologisch-pädagogische Zugänge, (pp. 269-277). Münster: LIT Publishers.
Damon, W., and Verducci, S. (Eds.) (2006). Taking philanthropy seriously: Beyond noble intentions to responsible giving. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Damon, W., and Lerner, R. (Eds.) (2006). Handbook of child psychology: The sixth edition (Vols. 1- 4). New York: John Wiley and Sons.
Damon, W., and Mueller, B. (2006). Improving newsroom communication: Impact of a traveling curriculum for journalism education. American Editor (January-February), 22-24.
Damon, W. (2006). Finding noble purpose. In Vancouver Dialogues, pp. 28-31.Vancouver, B. C.: Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education.
Mariano, J. M., and Verducci, S. (2006). Ethical standards in philanthropy. In W. Damon and S. Verducci, (Eds.), Taking philanthropy seriously: Beyond noble intentions to responsible giving (pp. 222-240). Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Bundick, M., Andrews, M., Jones, A., Mariano, J. M., Bronk, K. C., and Damon, W. (2006). Revised youth purpose survey. Stanford, CA: Stanford Center on Adolescence.
Andrews, M., Bundick, M., Jones, A., Bronk, K. C., Mariano, J. M., and Damon, W. (2006). Revised youth purpose interview. Stanford, CA: Stanford Center on Adolescence.
Damon, W. (2005, summertime). Personality Test: The disposition debate in teacher preparation today, and what to do about it. Fwd: Arresting Insights in Education, (September 8) 2(3) 1-6.
Damon, W., Colby, A., Bronk, K. C., and Ehrlich, T. (2005). Passion and mastery in balance: Toward good work in the professions. Daedalus: The Journal of the American Academy of the Art and Sciences, 134(3), 27-35. DOI: 10.1162/0011526054622105
Seligman, M. E. P., Berkowitz, M. W., Catalano, R. F., Damon, W., Eccles, J. S., Gilham, J. E., Moore, K. A., Nicholson, H. J., Park, N., Penn, D. L., Peterson, C., Shih, M., Steen, T. A., Sternberg, R. J., Tierney, J. P., Weissberg, R. P., and Zaff, J. F. (2005). The positive perspective on youth development. In D. L. Evans, E. Foa, R. Gur, H. Hendrin, C. O'Brien, M. E. P. Seligman, and B. T. Walsh (Eds.). Treating and preventing adolescent mental health disorders: What we know and what we don't know. New York: Oxford University Press, 499-529.
Damon, W. (2005). Good? Bad? Or none of the above? The unavoidable mandate to teach character. Education Next (Spring), 20-28.
Bronk, K. C. (2005). Portraits of purpose: A study examining the ways a sense of purpose contributes to positive youth development. Dissertation Abstracts International. (UMI No. 3187267).
Damon, W. (2004). The moral advantage. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.
Damon, W. (2004). Positiv ungdomsudvikling. Kognition and Paedagogik, 14(53), 20-34.
Damon, W. (2004). What is positive youth development? Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 591, 13-23.
Damon, W. (2004). Foreword. In R. Lerner and L. Steinberg (Eds.), Handbook of adolescent psychology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.
Bronk, K. C., Menon, J. and Damon, W. (2004). Youth purpose: Conclusions from a working conference of leading scholars. Exploring the Nature and Development of Purpose in Youth. Stanford, CA: Stanford Center on Adolescence.
Damon, W. (2003). Noble purpose. Radnor, PA: Templeton Foundation Press.
Damon, W., Menon, J. L., and Bronk, K. C. (2003). The Development of purpose during adolescence. Journal of Applied Developmental Science, 7(3), 119-128. DOI: 10.1207/S1532480XADS0703_2
Damon, W. (2003). The roots of character and the role of community. Character, XI(1), 1-9.
Damon, W. (2003). From the personal to the political. In C. E. Finn Jr., (Ed.), Terrorists, despots and democracy: What our children need to know. Washington, DC: Thomas B. Fordham Foundation.
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