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Table 1 Detailed information regarding the pictures used to conduct the environmental judgment test

From: Environmental judgment in early childhood and its relationship with the understanding of the concept of living beings

  The description of the situation The type of transgression The source of the picture
Picture 1 A child picks up another child by the collar while violently threatening to strike. Moral transgression Thomas & Harker (2000)
Picture 2 A child takes a sweater from another’s schoolbag without permission. The owner has her back to the offender and is not aware of what is happening. Moral transgression Thomas & Harker (2000)
Picture 3 A girl is picking her nose. Social-conventional transgression Aliki (1990)
Picture 4 A boy is eating soup so fast that it flies out of the dish, dirtying the table. Social-conventional transgression Aliki (1990)
Picture 5 A flower is about to be stepped on by a cartoon character. Transgression concerning the environment Gomboli (1997)
Picture 6 A heart is being carved on a tree trunk by means of a knife by a cartoon character. Transgression concerning the environment Gomboli (1997)