News tagged with moral behavior
(Medical Xpress)—Do ethicists engage in better moral behavior than other professors? The answer is no. Nor are they more likely than nonethicists to act according to values they espouse, according to researchers from the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A recent study by a team of researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas found that risky sexual behavior can be predicted by cultural, socioeconomic and individual mores in conjunction with how one views themselves.
Health May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In December of last year the New York Post published images of a man about to be killed by a train while several bystanders did little to help him. Numerous studies have provided evidence that people are less likely to help ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Getting people to think about morality as a matter of objective facts rather than subjective preferences may lead to improved moral behavior, Boston College researchers report in the Journal of Experimental So ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 29, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (9) | 13 |
People typically say they are invoking an ethical principle when they judge acts that cause harm more harshly than willful inaction that allows that same harm to occur. That difference is even codified in criminal law. A ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 71
The human brain may simulate physical sensations to prompt introspection, capitalizing on moments of high emotion to promote moral behavior, according to a USC researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 07, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (8) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- People's moral responses to similar situations change as they age, according to a new study at the University of Chicago that combined brain scanning, eye-tracking and behavioral measures ...
Neuroscience May 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 4 |
Belief in God doesn't deter a person from cheating on a test, unless that God is seen as a mean, punishing one, researchers say.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0