Does Moral Identity Effectively Predict Moral Behavior?: A Meta-Analysis

  title={Does Moral Identity Effectively Predict Moral Behavior?: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Steven G. Hertz and Tobias Krettenauer},
  journal={Review of General Psychology},
  pages={129 - 140}
This meta-analysis examined the relationship between moral identity and moral behavior. It was based on 111 studies from a broad range of academic fields including business, developmental psychology and education, marketing, sociology, and sport sciences. Moral identity was found to be significantly associated with moral behavior (random effects model, r = .22, p < .01, 95% CI [.19, .25]). Effect sizes did not differ for behavioral outcomes (prosocial behavior, avoidance of antisocial behavior… 

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